Byron London Ontario is in the southwest area of London, and a very sought-after neighbourhood is close to Springbank Park (300 acres along a stretch of the Thames River and has 19 miles of trails.) and the Thames River.
Boler Mountain is a ski and mountain bike area known to the locals as “the bump.” In the heart of Byron, a library, a fire hall, a legion, a Masonic hall, restaurants and dining, professional offices, medical, drugstores, an LCBO, jewellers, dry cleaners and a few eclectic retailers.
Nearby are eight public and private golf courses and walking & biking trails galore, beautiful Komoka Provincial Park with its many trails and Warbler Woods Trail.
Byron’s Optimist Club is an example of community volunteers giving back to the community with activities throughout the year.
There are five elementary schools in Byron:
- Byron Northview Public School
- Byron Somerset Public School
- Byron Southwood Public School
- St. George Catholic School
- St. Theresa Catholic School.
Secondary school-age students in Byron either attend St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School or Saunders Secondary School in the Westmount neighbourhood of London or, some currently, attend Oakridge Secondary School in Oakridge.
Wickerson Rd borders Byron in South West London to the west, Southdale Road to the south, Commissioners Road to the north and Colonel Talbot Road to the east.