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Recent Press Releases

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.

07.07.15 Hill Country Food Truck Festival Brings Food Trucks, Texas Wine and Americana Music to Luckenbach Texas

The Second Annual Hill Country Food Truck Festival- featuring a number of food trucks, Texas Hill Country wine and a lineup of live music- will take place from Noon until 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 1, in Luckenbach Texas.

06.04.15 Fredericksburg to kick off Summer of Fun with July 4-5 horse races

The Gillespie County Fair & Festivals Association will kick off four big weekends of Parimutuel Horse Racing on July 4 and 5 at Fredericksburg Downs.

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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 […]