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11.09.18 Tenth Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony set for Friday, November 23, in Fredericksburg

For Immediate Release:November 9, 2018 For More Information, Contact: Amanda Koone, Director of Communications Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or 830/997-6523 communications@fbgtx.org Tenth Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony set for Friday, November 23, in Fredericksburg FREDERICKSBURG, Texas – Experience the unique mix of German Christmas traditions and warm Texan hospitality this holiday season in […]

10.22.18 First Annual Texas Hill Country Cowboy Gathering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2018 Contact: Marilee Pankratz | (830) 998-9279 First Annual Texas Hill Country Cowboy Gathering A Celebration of Song, Story, Poetry and Art The First Annual Texas Hill Country Cowboy Gathering is slated for November 9-10, 2018 at the Steve W. Shepherd Theater, home of the Fredericksburg Theater Company, located at […]

08.07.18 The Seven Hills Resort and Conference Center Planned in Fredericksburg, Texas

For Immediate Release: August 6, 2018 For More Information, Contact: Dennis E. Murphree Murphree & Company 713-655-8500 dmurphree@murphreeventures.com Amanda Koone, Director of Communications Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888-997-3600 or 830-997-6523 communications@fbgtx.org   The Seven Hills Resort and Conference Center Planned in Fredericksburg, Texas FREDERICKSBURG, Texas – Murphree & Company recently announced plans […]

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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 […]