Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about Byron and Middle Georgia? We’re here to help.

Outdoor swimming pool in Byron Georgia

Where is Byron?

Byron, Georgia is located in the exact center of the state, at Exit 149 off of Interstate 75.

Are there places to stay in Byron?

Byron, Georgia has 8 national brand hotels and 1 RV campground found at or close to Exit 149.

Where can I see the World’s Largest Peach Cobbler?

The World’s Largest Peach Cobbler is part of the celebrations each June during the Georgia Peach Festival.

How far is Byron from the Georgia National Fair?

Byron is 15 miles north of the Georgia National Fair in Perry, Georgia, making it a convenient base of operations if you are coming to the Fair.

What is there to do in Byron?

A lot! From Byron’s historic and charming downtown to all of the attractions in Middle Georgia, you’ll have a sweet time exploring the Byron area.

Lord George Gordon Byron namesake of Byron Georgia

Where should I eat?

Many of the restaurants in and around Byron serve up barbecue and Southern homestyle favorites, but you’ll also find Mexican, Chinese, seafood, all your favorite national fast food brands, and more. What are you hungry for?

How did Byron get its name?

Byron was incorporated by the Georgia Legislature in 1874 and named for the mayor’s favorite poet, Lord George Gordon (Noel) Byron.

Still have questions? Please contact us or drop in for a visit at the Byron Welcome Center, Exit 149 off I-75 in the Peach Shops of Byron.