05.09.16 Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau and Partners Donate to Fredericksburg Food PantryThe Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau donated more than 1400 food items to the Fredericksburg Food Pantry on Monday, May 9, with the help of generous donations from local hospitality partners.
The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau supported Fredericksburg’s travel and tourism community with two special events during National Travel & Tourism Week.
The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau’s 2015 Annual Report, including statistics on the economic impact of tourism in Gillespie County, insights into destination management efforts and the unveiling of an all-new advertising campaign, is now available online.
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 […]