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10.27.16 American Chuck Wagon Association Championship Cook Off To Be Held in Fredericksburg March 30 – April 1, 2017

The American Chuck Wagon Association (ACWA) Championship Cook Off will be held in Fredericksburg on Thursday, March 30th through Saturday, April 1, 2017 – in conjunction with the celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Chisholm Trail – at the Texas Rangers Heritage Center at Fort Martin Scott.

10.26.16 Fredericksburg is Texas Wine Country

The rapid development of the Texas Hill Country wine industry continues, as the Fredericksburg area is now home to nearly 40 vineyards and tasting rooms.

10.11.16 Mazed and Confused Corn Maze Now Open in Fredericksburg

The new Mazed and Confused Texas-sized corn maze – designed in partnership with Peanuts® for the 50th anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - is now open in Fredericksburg for the Fall season.

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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 […]