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Recent Press Releases

08.19.15 Lodging Occupancy Tax Collections Up Significantly For First Three Quarters

For More Information, Contact: For Immediate Release: Amanda Koone, Communications Manager August 17, 2015 Fredericksburg Convention & […]

08.19.15 Fredericksburg CVB Submissions for Official 2016 Calendar of Events Deadline Nears

For More Information, Contact: For Immediate Release: Amanda Koone, Communications Manager August 17, 2015 Fredericksburg Convention […]

07.14.15 Texas Bike Tours Offers Fredericksburg Tour

Texas Bike Tours, originally based out of Austin, Texas, recently partnered with Jack and Adam’s Bicycles - Fredericksburg, to offer completely personalized cycling experiences in Fredericksburg, Texas year-round.

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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 […]