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Recent Press Releases

12.22.14 Torre di Pietra Vineyards in Fredericksburg to host 9th Annual Black Eyed Pea and Cornbread Cook off on New Year’s Day

For More Information, Contact: For Immediate Release Amanda Koone, Communications Manager December 22, 2014 Fredericksburg Convention […]

12.22.14 Fredericksburg Convention and Visitor Bureau’s Public Relations Firm to Present Case Study

For More Information, Contact: For Immediate Release Amanda Koone, Communications Manager December 22, 2014 Fredericksburg Convention […]

11.21.14 Candlelight Tour at the Pioneer Museum

Come home for the holidays to attend the Candlelight Tour at the Pioneer Museum Complex. Bring your family to experience the traditional culture and the German traditions of visiting with family and friends during the twelve days of Christmas.

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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 […]