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11.23.15 2016 Wine Tourism Conference To Be Held In Fredericksburg, Texas

Organizers of the 2016 Wine Tourism Conference have named Fredericksburg and the Texas Hill Country as the 2016 Wine Tourism Conference host location.

10.06.15 Fredericksburg’s 2015 Christmas & Holiday Guide Now Available

For More Information, Contact: For Immediate Release: Amanda Koone, Communications Manager October 6, 2015 Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or 830/997-6523 communications@fbgtx.org   Fredericksburg’s […]

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 & […]

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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 […]