is a city in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States, approximately 8 miles west of Rochester on U.S. Route 14. The population was 3,500 at the 2000 census.
Local industries are in the form of farm services and printing. A grain elevator is situated next to the rail line that runs through town, which is owned by the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad. The Schmidt Printing Company is part of Taylor Corporation.
The city was named for Byron, New York. The school mascot for Byron is a bear, supposedly because there was one living nearby in the city's early history.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.7 km²), all of it land.