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You’ve traveled to Fredericksburg as a visitor destination for years. Maybe it’s time to consider the Hill Country as a resident! The same activities that you enjoy as a visitor – culture, shopping, dining, entertainment and outdoor recreation – are yours to experience as a “local.” Plus, we have all the lifestyle amenities to which you are accustomed, but without the traffic, sprawl and hassle you dread.


Worried about a finding job?

Relax. From healthcare, professional services and manufacturing to hospitality, agriculture and construction trades, we have abundant jobs. We are a vibrant, growing community that still enjoys small town values and a hometown feel seeking to expand our workforce.

If your move to Gillespie County is about making a career change, the Chamber can connect you to many time and money-saving resources to help you train for and secure a new employment path. Hill Country University Center, with its institutional partners Central Texas College and Texas Tech University, offers a full range of programs from vocational training to four-year academic degrees.

View current Chamber member job postings Here

Starting a business?

If you want to start a business, Texas is ranked as one of the most business-friendly states in the country with lower taxes, fewer regulations, convenient access and a broad spectrum of business development support services. Gillespie County also has one of the highest per-capita ratios of self-employment in the country and our Chamber stands ready to help you network with other like-minded entrepreneurs.

Visit for information on cost of doing business, target industries, community demographics and infrastructure.

Seeking a retirement that’s uniquely you?

For those entering their retirement years, Fredericksburg offers a unique blend of superb medical care, ample volunteer options, a broad spectrum of senior care and living products, learning opportunities like the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute and plenty of entertainment and recreation. You’ve worked hard to retire and here you can be as active or laid-back as you choose.

Get to Packing!

Coming to the Hill Country should be just as happy as the life you’ll enjoy once you get here. Let our members take the stress out of relocation and begin to meet the fine folks who will soon be your new neighbors.


Our members can provide you with everything you’ll need: 


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