Fredericksburg, TX is located in Gillespie County and is approximately 24 miles from Kerrville, TX. Fredericksburg is a well known and historical town located in the Texas Hill Country.
As of 2010, Fredericksburg had a population of 10,530. Founded in 1846, Fredericksburg bears the name of Prince Frederick of Prussia. The German heritage of the old settlers still remains. Fredericksburg is also the birthplace of Fleet Admiral Chester Nimitz.
Tourism is a major component of the Fredericksburg economy. With historical sites, excellent lodging options, natural beauty and a number of attractions, Fredericksburg brings a multitude of visitors each year. “Agritourism” has become a large piece of the tourism economy in the Hill Country and especially in Fredericksburg. Agritourism refers to visitors touring or staying at an agriculturally based operation. Examples include wineries and a bed and breakfast located on an organic farm. Additionally, the Texas Wine Trail is a fast growing wine region and many wineries are located in and around Fredericksburg.
The variety of lodging options for Fredericksburg, TX is immense. Bed and breakfast options are very popular here. Browse the many B&B options in Fredericksburg on a website such as TripAdvisor.
Attractions & Things To Do
The National Museum of the Pacific War is located in Fredericksburg. It is the home of the Admiral Nimitz Museum and is a wonderful venue for events and daily visitors.
St. Mary’s Catholic Church is a beautiful church located in Fredericksburg known for its character and architecture.
Main Street is a great place to spend the strolling the streets, sampling the food and wine from eateries, and of course, shopping in the local shops. There are clothing stores, furniture stores and specialty shops.
Fredericksburg Theater Company is a local theater production that serves over 8,000 guests annually. The reviews of the performances at the theater are top notch.
Schools In Fredericksburg
The Fredericksburg Independent School District oversees the elementary, middle and high schools in the city.
Fredericksburg TX Real Estate
The historic town along with its scenic hill country surroundings and proximity to major Texas cities make Fredericksburg a very attractive place of residence. Whether you are searching for a single family home, a garden home, a ranch, recreational property or a large plot of Texas Hill Country land, there are a wide variety of options to consider in Fredericksburg and surrounding Gillespie county.
Real estate professionals from Century 21 The Hills can help you find your dream home or property due to our commitment to customer service and our depth of knowledge of Fredericksburg TX and the entire Texas Hill Country region.
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