Hays County , Texas

Hays County: County in Texas, United States

Hays County locator map
Location of Hays County on Texas map.

About

Hays County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 157,107 and a population density of 89 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 241,365 inhabitants. Its county seat is San Marcos. The county was created 173 years ago in 1847.

Hays courthouse image
Hays courthouse
Hays courthouse image

Geography

Hays County is located at 30°3'29"N 98°1'52"W (30.0581500, -98.0310600). It has 4 neighbors: Blanco County, Caldwell County, Comal County and Travis County.

Hays County map

The largest city of Hays County is San Marcos with a population of 66,350. Other cities include, Kyle population 51,558, Buda population 17,544, Dripping Springs population 6,587 and Wimberley population 3,422. See all Hays County cities & populated places.

Weather

Hays County forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 86. more

Hays County Quick Facts

Population : 241,365 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Hayes County
Area : 1761 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : John Coffee Hays
Altitude : 1,125 feet / 343 meters
Capital : San Marcos
Establishment : January 01, 1848
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:23:47 (26th October 2021)
Density : 137 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 34.91% (2010-2020)
Weather : 86℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Hays County has 4 neighbours.

  • San Marcos

Demographics

The population of Hays County increased by 34.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 157,107 - census
2011 163,270 3.77% estimation process
2012 168,519 3.11% estimation process
2013 176,035 4.27% estimation process
2014 184,854 4.77% estimation process
2015 194,662 5.04% estimation process
2016 204,546 4.83% estimation process
2017 214,726 4.74% estimation process
2018 222,706 3.58% estimation process
2019 230,191 3.25% estimation process
2020 241,365 4.63% estimation process

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People born in Hays County (1)

American poet Tino Villanueva was born in Hays County

Other places with the same name (1)

Hays County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hays County.

City Name Population Title
San Marcos 66,350 City in Texas, United States
Kyle 51,558 City in Hays County, Texas, United States
Buda 17,544 City in Hays County, Texas, United States
Dripping Springs 6,587 City in Texas
Wimberley 3,422 City in Texas
Woodcreek 1,758 City in Hays County, Texas, United States
Mountain City 810 City in Hays County, Texas, United States
Hays 283 City in Texas, United States

Texas Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Harris County 4,738,253 County in Texas, United States
Dallas County 2,635,888 County in Texas, United States
Houston 2,316,120 County seat of Harris County, Texas; fourth largest city in the United States by population
Tarrant County 2,123,347 County in Texas, United States
Bexar County 2,026,823 County in Texas, United States
San Antonio 1,567,118 Second-most populous city in Texas, United States of America
Dallas 1,343,266 County seat of Dallas County, Texas; ninth largest city in the United States by population
Travis County 1,300,503 County in Texas, United States
Collin County 1,072,069 County in Texas, United States
Austin 995,484 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Fort Worth 927,720 City in Texas, USA
Denton County 919,324 County in Texas, United States
Montopolis 912,791 City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat
Hidalgo County 875,200 County in New Mexico, United States
El Paso County 841,286 County in Texas, United States
Fort Bend County 839,706 County in Texas, United States