CitiesCity of Buddha, City of Dripping Springs, City of Hays, City of Kyle, City of Mountain City, City of Niederwald, City of San Marcos, City of Uhland. The county is named after John Coffee Hays, a Texas park ranger and Mexican-American war officer. Hays County has been inhabited for thousands of years. Evidence of Paleo-Indians found in the region dates back to 6000 BC.
C. Archaeological evidence of native agriculture dates back to 1200 AD. Democratic voters reside primarily along Corridor I-35 and communities to the east. Communities west of the I-35 corridor lean toward Republicans.
San Marcos, home of Texas State University, and the city of Kyle generally vote for Democrats. Buda, Dripping Springs and Wimberley generally vote for Republicans. You can also search for cities within 4 hours of Hays County, Texas (or 3 hours or 2 hours or 1 hour) or simply search generally for all cities near Hays County, Texas. However, like other suburban counties in the state, the county began to lean toward the Republican Party in the 1970s.