Fredericksburg is the seat of Gillespie County, in the U.S. state of Texas. Fredericksburg was founded in 1846 and named after Prince Frederick of Prussia. Old-time German residents often referred to Fredericksburg as Fritztown, a nickname that is still used in some businesses.
The town is also notable as the home of Texas German, a dialect spoken by the first generations of German settlers who initially refused to learn English. A popular tourist destination with shopping restaurants and a thriving winery industry situated by the Pedernales River.
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