Buda is located 15 miles southwest of Austin in sunny southern Texas. Hailed as "The Outdoor Capital of Texas," Buda combines pragmatic ideals with stunning scenery and recreation opportunities to provide a rich, balanced life for local residents. With a population of approximately 8,000 people, Buda maintains a nurturing, small-town environment where community members can feel safe and comfortable. Search for Buda apartments for rent, and have a "Budaful Time" in the Lone Star State.
Buda was established in 1881 as a depot on the International-Great Northern Railroad. The town grew as a popular stop along the corridor between Austin and San Antonio, allowing the community to thrive with active commercial and business economies.
Today, Buda maintains a reputation as a quaint town that provides a safe environment for local families. As a bedroom community for nearby Austin, Buda makes a great home for residents who wish to escape the urban hustle of life and work in a big city. Buda is a very affordable place to live as well, as its cost of living index of 91.7 is below the national average.
Buda is a very festive town and hosts a number of exciting events throughout the year that celebrate the culture and spirit of the American South. The Louisiana Swamp Thing and Crawfish Festival pays homage to neighboring Louisiana with a variety of favorite music styles and Cajun cuisine. The Hill Country Wildflower Fest is another local favorite, and brings together art, gardeners, food, and shopping to create one of the premier events in the region.
Buda residents also come together to celebrate the holidays with events like Boo-da Halloween, the Buda Trail of Lights, and the Red, White, n' Buda Independence Day Celebration.
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