Community Profile

Byron at a Glance

County:  Ogle

Townships:  Byron, Marion and Rockvale

Area Churches:  Thirteen

Schools:  Two preschools, one elementary, one middle school and one high school

Area Colleges / Universities:  Four

Police Department:  One Station - Chief of Police, two Sergeants and four Patrol Officers

Post Office:  Once Branch, zip code 61010

Government:  Elected May and City Council

Utilities:  NICOR Gas, Commonwealth Edison, Comcast and Frontier

Water Supply:  Three municipal wells

Parks:  BJ Way Park,  Blackhawk Meadows Park, Byron Forest Preserve, Hamas Memorial Park, Sunshine Park and Tiger Town Park

Golf Course:  Prairie View Golf Club