Gillespie County

Gillespie County is located on the Edwards Plateau in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Gillespie is named for Robert Addison Gillespie, who came to Texas in 1837. He was a Texas Ranger, an Indian fighter, a merchant and a soldier in the Mexican-American War. It became a County in 1848 when the area separated from Bexar and Travis Counties. 

As of the 2014 Census, Gillespie County had a population of 25,520. Fredricksburg, the County's largest city and County seat, had a population of 10,886. President Lyndon B. Johnson was born in Stonewall, on the eastern part of the County. 

Gillespie County comprises the Fredricksburg, TX Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Gillespie County Municipalities:

Unincorporated Communities:

Contact Us

  1. Bexar  County Small Minority Women-Owned Business Enterprise Program Office
    101 W. Nueva, Suite 112                               San Antonio, Texas 78204
    Office:  (210) 335-2478                                 Facsimile:  (210) 335-0673
    Cell:   (210) 288-7571                                   Email:  [email protected]


    Bexar County, as a recipient of Federal financial assistance and under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes, ensures that no person shall on the grounds of race, religion (where the primary objective of the financial assistance is to provide employment per 42 U.S.S. § 2000d-3), color, national origin, sex, age or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any Department programs or activities.