For Immediate Release:March 27, 2019 For More Information, Contact: Amanda Koone, Director of Communications Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau 888/997-3600 or 830/997-6523 email@example.com Fredericksburg Live Entertainment Scene Expands FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — The love of live entertainment in Fredericksburg can be traced to its German settlers and continues today with live music, theater and varied […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
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 […]
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 […]