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|Elevation||696 ft (212 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1510854|
The community was founded in 1908 by the Byron Improvement Company. According to local settlers, the community was named after surveyors found a post marked 'Byron', which was sent in 1890 by the Northern Pacific Railway Company.
The railroad's records contain notes stating that Earl Byron, a sheep herder, had a railroad siding for loading sheep onto railroad cars, at the town location in 1881. Byron's post office was open from August 4, 1909 until January 31, 1955.
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