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Buda, Texas

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The location of Buda

Welcome to Buda ...

The city of Buda is located in Hays County.

The location of Buda has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Buda has a population of 16,449 people<2> (see below for details).

Buda is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Buda lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Buda: (512)

The ZIP code for Buda: 78610<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Buda had a population of 7,295 people. This makes Buda the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Buda represents 0.03% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 256th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,295 people, the population of Buda increased 203.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,404 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Buda had an population of 16,449 people. This is an increase of 125.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 584.23% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Buda.

Communities Also Named Buda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Buda - they are located in Colorado, Florida (3), Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Nebraska and Ontario.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Buda.

Websites for Buda ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Buda. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Buda. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Buda.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Buda:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buda ...

Looking for more information about Buda? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Buda, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Buda.

Communities near Buda ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Austin   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the North (N) of Buda

Located in Travis County

San Marcos   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Buda

Lockhart   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Buda

Located in Caldwell County

Bee Cave   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Buda

Located in Travis County

Dripping Springs   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Buda

West Lake Hills   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Buda

Located in Travis County

City of Wimberely   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Buda

Woodcreek   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Buda

Rollingwood   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Buda

Located in Travis County

Martindale   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Buda

Located in Caldwell County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Buda.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hays County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Buda:

The official website for Hays County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buda.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Buda). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Buda or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buda) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Buda. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Buda

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0768, Longitude: -97.8263     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Buda have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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