Byron, LaPorte County, Indiana

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Byron
Unincorporated community
Byron is located in Indiana
Byron
Byron
Byron is located in the US
Byron
Byron
Coordinates: 41°39′22″N 86°37′29″W / 41.65611°N 86.62472°W / 41.65611; -86.62472Coordinates: 41°39′22″N 86°37′29″W / 41.65611°N 86.62472°W / 41.65611; -86.62472
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township Kankakee
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
ZIP code 46371
FIPS code 18-09658[1]
GNIS feature ID 431927[2]

Byron is an unincorporated community in Kankakee Township, LaPorte County, Indiana.

History[edit]

Byron was laid out and platted in 1836.[3] Byron was once considered a center of trade in the area. With the construction of the Northern Indiana Railroad, business activity shifted to other nearby towns, and Byron's population dwindled.[4]

Geography[edit]

Byron is located at 41°39′22″N 86°37′29″W / 41.65611°N 86.62472°W / 41.65611; -86.62472.

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