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County
Hays
Region
Hill Country
Population
2010 Census - 28,016
2000 Census - 5,314
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Kyle, Texas
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Kyle Texas History:
Kyle was founded in 1880 when Fergus Kyle and David Moore donated 200 acres to the International-Great Northern Railroad for a station and right-of-way for their line between Austin and San Marcos. Town lots were auctioned under the “Kyle Auction Oak Tree.” Within the year Kyle had four saloons and a newspaper. Kyle incorporated in 1895, dis-incorporated in 1887, and reincorporated in 1906. Several fires over the years destroyed many of Kyle’s old buildings. Many Kyle residents commute to Austin or San Marcos for work. Kyle is located at the intersections of IH-35, FM 1628 and FM 150, 58 miles northeast of San Antonio, 27.5 miles northeast of New Braunfels, 10.8 miles northeast of San Marcos, approximately 32 miles northeast of Sattler and Canyon Lake, 18 miles east of Wimberley, 49 miles southeast of Blanco, 38 miles southeast of Lakeway via Austin, 22.3 miles southeast of Dripping Springs, 15 miles southeast of Driftwood, 23 miles southwest of Oak Hill, 22 miles southwest of Austin, 24.3 miles southwest of Elroy, 8.6 miles southwest of Buda, 39.7 miles southwest of Bastrop, 17 miles northwest of Lockhart, 31 miles northwest of Luling, and 31 miles northwest of Seguin, Texas.