Fredericksburg, Texas, in the heart of the Hill Country, was founded in 1846 by German settlers, its charm and heritage endure to this day. The historic district is a designated National Register Historic District. Fredericksburg, just 70 miles from Austin & San Antonio, is known for its great accommodations and is home to some of Texas' best bed & breakfast & guest houses. Fredericksburg offers a unique shopping experience & fine restaurants.
Mason, Texas is the county seat of Mason County. It is rich in history beginning in 1851 when the US Army built a fort for the 2nd Cavalry. Robert E. Lee served as commander in 1861. In front of the town's library is a statute in honor of the author and native son, Fred Gipson. The statue...Travis and Old Yeller. With its beautiful old buildings around a charming town square, it is host to both tourists and those who prefer a quieter way of life.
Blanco County is located, literally, in center of the Texas Hill Country, west of Austin and north of San Antonio. As of 2010, the population is 10,497. Its county seat is Johnson City. Two significant rivers, the Blanco River and the Pedernales River, flow through the county. The State of Texas formed Blanco County in 1858 from portions of Burnet, Comal, Gillespie and Hays Counties. The city of Blanco served as the county seat from 1858 to 1890, when it was moved to Johnson City. Communities located within Blanco County include Blanco, Hye (unincorporated), Johnson City, historic Peyton Colony and Round Mountain. Blanco County ~ where you can do everything or do nothing ~ while being surrounded by breathtaking views!
Kimble County is the "Land of Living Waters". The county seat, Junction was founded in 1876. The North and South Llano Rivers converge to form the Llano River and hence the name of Junction. These rivers are fed by thousands of springs. There is an abundance of wildlife and natural beauty. It is a great recreational area as well as a wonderful place to call home.