Hays County is located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. In the US, 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. The county's population was distributed as 24.50% under 18, 20.50% from 18 to 24, 28.20% from 25 to 44, 19.10% from 45 to 64, and 7.70% aged 65 or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 101.30 males.
For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.50 males. Democratic voters primarily reside along the I-35 Corridor and the eastern communities. 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. Below are the cities in Hays County, Texas. Each one links to that entity's website. The main natural grasses are the large blue stalk and indigenous grass; the trees commonly associated with Central Texas, including live oak, cedar, walnut and mesquite, are native to Hays County.
Hays County covers an area of 693.5 square miles in south-central Texas; the center of the county is 98°00' west longitude and 30°00' north latitude, twenty-three miles southwest of Austin. However, like other suburban counties in the state, the county began to lean toward the Republican Party in the 1970s.