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Recent Press Releases

05.29.15 Media Advisory- Peach Harvest Underway in Fredericksburg!

Roadside markets and pick-your-own orchards around Fredericksburg and Stonewall are now open with the new crop of delicious Hill Country peaches!

05.12.15 Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau and Partners Donate to Fredericksburg Food Pantry

For More Information, Contact: For Immediate Release: Amanda Koone, Communications Manager May 12, 2015 Fredericksburg Convention & […]

05.04.15 Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau Debuts 2014 Annual Report

For More Information, Contact: For Immediate Release: Amanda Koone, Communications Manager May 4, 2015 Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or 830/997-6523 communications@fbgtx.org […]

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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 […]