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Mountain City is located 12 miles north of San Marcos in central Hays County. The City was founded before the Civil War as the supply center for an extensive farming and ranching community.
Mountain City, like most of the Texas Hill Country, has seen its fair share of growth. This residential community has nearly doubled in population from the 1990s. Located just a few short miles from Austin Community College Hays, Seton Medical Center Hays and Interstate 35, Mountain City offers quiet community living with the conveniences of nearby amenities.
The City is also within walking distance of Hays Consolidated Independent School District campuses and the District’s state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center.