McDade, Texas

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McDade, Texas
Census-designated place
McDade is located in Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 30°17′2″N 97°14′16″W / 30.28389°N 97.23778°W / 30.28389; -97.23778Coordinates: 30°17′2″N 97°14′16″W / 30.28389°N 97.23778°W / 30.28389; -97.23778
Country United States
State Texas
County Bastrop
 • Total 9.3 sq mi (24.2 km2)
 • Land 9.3 sq mi (24.0 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 560 ft (170 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 685
 • Density 258/sq mi (99.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 78650
FIPS code 48-45564[1]
GNIS feature ID 1341178[2]

McDade is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northern Bastrop County, Texas, located along U.S. Route 290. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 685.[3] It is 9 miles (14 km) east of Elgin and 34 miles (55 km) east of Austin. It is 21 miles (34 km) west of Giddings.

The McDade Independent School District serves area students.

McDade was, for several years, the childhood home of 1950s television and recording star Gale Storm, as her mother owned a millinery shop in McDade.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): McDade CDP, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 9, 2014. 

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