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McDade is in Bastrop County, in the Austin-Round Rock metro area.

The community was named after James W. McDade, a resident of Brenham.

The latitude of McDade is 30.283N. The longitude is -97.237W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 551 feet.


Former and merged names include:
· Tie Town
· Tie City
The community began in 1869, two years before the arrival of the railroad.

At the end of the 19th century - and into the beginning of the 20th century too - the area was plagued by violence. At times, vigilante groups convened to administer justice.

Local festivals include:
  • Watermelon Festival - July 14, 2007
Dates often change. Check McDade web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Bastrop County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McDade political report.

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