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Recent Press Releases

09.05.17 FCVB Hosting Nationally-Recognized Speaker

For Immediate Release: September 5, 2017   For More Information, Contact: […]

08.31.17 Fredericksburg CVB Welcomes Submissions for Official 2018 Calendar of Events

For Immediate Release: August 31, 2017   For More Information, Contact: Amanda Koone, Director of Communications Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or 830/997-6523 communications@fbgtx.org Fredericksburg CVB Welcomes Submissions for Official 2018 Calendar of Events FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — The Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau invites event organizers to submit all scheduled 2018 […]

08.30.17 FCVB Announces New Staffers

For Immediate Release:August 30, 2017   For More Information, Contact: […]

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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 […]