Byron, LaPorte County, Indiana facts for kids

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Byron
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Indiana
County LaPorte
Township Kankakee
Elevation 817 ft (249 m)
ZIP code 46371
FIPS code 18-09658
GNIS feature ID 431927

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

History

Byron was laid out and platted in 1836. 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.

Geography

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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