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05.22.18 Fredericksburg Named Top-10 “Best Small Town for Shopping” by USA Today’s 10Best Readers

For Immediate Release: May 22, 2018 For More Information, Contact: Amanda Koone, Director of Communications Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or 830/997-6523 communications@fbgtx.org Fredericksburg Named Top-10 “Best Small Town for Shopping” by USA Today’s 10Best Readers FREDERICKSBURG, Texas – Fredericksburg was ranked No. 7 “Best Small Town for Shopping” in a recent poll of […]

05.21.18 2018 Texas Hill Country Peach Season Opens

For Immediate Release: May 17, 2018 For More Information, Contact: Amanda Koone, Director of Communications Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or 830/997-6523 communications@fbgtx.org 2018 Texas Hill Country Peach Season Opens FREDERICKSBURG, Texas – Texas Hill Country peach growers are at the beginning of what promises to be a fruitful 2018 season. After a down […]

04.26.18 Local Lodging Partners Receive Membership to THLA

For Immediate Release: April 23, 2018 For More Information, Contact: Amanda Koone, Director of Communications Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or 830/997-6523 communications@fbgtx.org Local Lodging Partners Receive Membership to THLA FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — The board of the Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau recently approved a group membership to the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association […]

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FAQs

What are the current population figures for Fredericksburg and Gillespie County?
Population figures as of the 2010 United States Census show: Fredericksburg – 10,530 Gillespie County – 24,837
What are the predominate industries for the area?
Medical, tourism and agriculture
In which year was Fredericksburg founded?
The city of Fredericksburg was founded in 1846 by 120 German immigrants who traveled to Texas from Germany to secure land purchased through the Society for the Protection of German Immigrants in Texas, known as Mainser Adelsverein.  Each settler was promised a plot of land in town and 10 acres in the vicinity of the settlement […]