Hays Happening guide for Moving to Buda

If you are one of the many people planning on moving to Buda, Hays Happenings has the guide for you. With our Moving to Buda guide, you can learn all about Buda Texas including neighborhoods, attractions, schools, and more. Check out our guide below to plan your move to Buda.

Moving to Buda Guide

From neighborhoods to fun facts in this moving to Buda guide, you will have all the facts you need!

About Buda

Founded in 1881 Buda was formerly called Du Pre until another city was given a postal address with the same name. Buda’s name change in 1887 and was part of growing railroad towns at the time. By the late 1980’s Buda had secured itself as a suburb of the growing Austin area. Now Buda is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. Even with all the growth, the city of Buda prides itself on being the Outdoor Capital of Texas.

Buda is currently home to the most parkland in the state, major tourist attractions, and a growing population of middle-class families. With award-winning schools, a close-knit community, and far from ordinary, you can Breathe Easy in Buda.

According to the most recent census, Buda is the perfect city for families, singles, and retirees. Buda has the perfect mix of everyone! With growing diversity in demographics, Buda is striving for a prosperous future.

Buda’s Location

Buda is located along the San Antonio/Austin I35 corridor. Just 13 miles from Austin and 60 miles from San Antonio, Buda is perfect for commuters to get away from the businesses of the city on the weekends. Buda is close to major shopping in Austin such as Southpark Meadows shopping center, Barton Creek Mall, and even the Premium Outlet and Tanger Outlet malls in San Marcos. There is easy access to the 1-30 toll road and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. With easy access to major cities, shopping, higher education, and tourist attractions it’s no wonder so many people are Moving to Buda.

Fun Facts & Attractions

When moving to Buda its good to know the fun facts about the city.

No need to worry about finding something to do when you’re planning your moving to Buda because there are plenty of things to do in or close to Buda.

  • Several parks including the Historic Stagecoach Park. Check out these Buda Texas Parks.
  • Play an “old-school” arcade game at the Pinballz Kingdom.
  • Enjoy the great outdoors at Cabela’s.
  • Shop & Dine on the Downtown Greenbelt.
  • Catch one of the many Buda festivals scheduled throughout the year.
  • Hays YMCA is located in Buda and features an indoor pool, outdoor pool, basketball court, exercise classes, workout facility, and sports leagues.
  • Free classes and events for everyone at the local Buda Public Library.

When moving to Buda, you can rest assured you won’t get bored!

Schools in Buda

Buda located in the Hays CISD school district. Hays is known for its academic achievement as well as athletic teams. There is no shortage of high ranked schools in the Buda area. Learn more about all the schools here.

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

Higher Education 

Buda is within driving distance of several institutes of higher education including the ACC Hays Campus.


Moving to Buda is a breeze with all the neighborhoods available in the area! Buda offers several communities for families, singles, couples, and retirees. Buda has everything from gated luxury apartments to tree-lined older neighborhoods. All of the neighborhoods in Buda feed into the Hays CISD school district.