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Welcome to Buda ...

The city of Buda is located in Hill Country.

Buda is located in Hays County<1>.

The pronunciation of Buda: BYOO-duh<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Buda has a population of 16,921 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Buda.

The community of Buda is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Buda lies within the (512) area code.

The ZIP code for Buda: 78610<5>

Websites for Buda ...

Official Website: www.ci.buda.tx.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buda had an population of 16,921 people. This is an increase of 131.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 603.87% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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.

Communities near Buda ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Buda.

  • Austin [Travis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austin
    • Austin [Travis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Buda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 995,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Austin<7>
  • San Marcos [Hays County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Marcos
    • San Marcos [Hays County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Buda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Marcos
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Marcos<7>
  • Lockhart [Caldwell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lockhart
    • Lockhart [Caldwell County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Buda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lockhart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lockhart<7>
  • Bee Cave [Travis County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bee Cave
    • Bee Cave [Travis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Buda
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,983 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bee Cave have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bee Cave
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bee Cave<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dripping Springs [Hays County]
    • West Lake Hills [Travis County]
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      • West Lake Hills [Travis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Buda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Lake Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lake Hills
    • Wimberley [Hays County]
    • Woodcreek [Hays County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodcreek
      • Woodcreek [Hays County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Buda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,758 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodcreek
    • Rollingwood [Travis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rollingwood
      • Rollingwood [Travis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Buda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rollingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rollingwood
    • Uhland [Caldwell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Uhland
      • Uhland [Caldwell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Buda
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uhland

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Buda. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buda.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Buda.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Buda. See our Newspapers 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.

Adding Buda to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Buda in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Buda was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Buda on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Buda: www.ci.buda.tx.us/

The official website for Hays County: www.co.hays.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Hays, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Buda. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buda.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buda - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BudaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buda. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0809, Longitude: -97.8435    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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