Cities in Hays County, Texas by Population (2024)

There are 26 cities in Hays County, Texas.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Austin1Texas983,126965,7680.44%3,012326.37
New Braunfels2Texas117,79391,6215.88%2,61645.03
San Marcos3Texas72,47468,1281.52%1,86438.87
Kyle4Texas68,49846,4428.76%2,11132.45
Canyon Lake5Texas34,82326,3384.17%244142.71
Buda6Texas16,89815,2742.46%1,7659.57
Dripping Springs7Texas9,0035,11112.12%1,0218.81
Bee Cave8Texas8,5489,158-1.75%9818.72
Belterra9Texas7,6585,6986.84%3,2662.35
Shady Hollow10Texas6,7263,83311.86%3,1052.17
Redwood11Texas3,4973,3491.07%5436.45
Wimberley12Texas2,8992,8810.17%3248.96
Manchaca13Texas2,7121,37014.14%1,3871.96
McQueeney14Texas2,0412,907-7.48%4994.09
Woodcreek15Texas1,9251,7791.96%1,7731.09
Uhland16Texas1,8961,6064%6812.79
Lake Dunlap17Texas1,4221,546-2.13%9481.50
Mustang Ridge18Texas9729520.52%2613.73
Mountain City19Texas7416333.78%1,4090.53
Niederwald20Texas6836630.74%1863.67
San Leanna21Texas503527-1.18%1,1330.44
Bear Creek22Texas4674013.78%4091.14
Creedmoor23Texas408460-3.09%547.62
Hays24Texas2672313.49%1,1970.22
Round Mountain25Texas1181043.51%512.30
Driftwood26Texas101131-6.48%781.29
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Hays County, Texas?

Austin is the largest city in Hays County.

What is the smallest city in Hays County, Texas?

Driftwood is the smallest city in Hays County.

How many cities are in Hays County?

There are 26 cities in Hays County, Texas.

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