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Website includes historical information about the former Gillespie County rural schools. Community neighbors and former students are preserving the rich history and places of learning established by the early German settlers. Open houses are held at the former schools throughout the year. All properties are available for special events and tours by request.
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City Profile For:
HILL TOP (or Hilltop), Texas
"no slogan"Population (2000): n/aBusinesses (2000): n/aCOL Index (2008): n/a
Elevation: n/a ftArea: UndefinedCounty: Gillespie
Zip Code: 78624Area Code: 830Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: Lat: 30.409745, Long:-98.962011
Location: In N central part of county on TX 16, N of Fredericksburg
Highways: US-87, RR-648Creeks:Rivers: NoneLakes: None
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Nothing formal
NEIGHBORING TOWNS: 11 mi NW of Fredericksburg; 31 mi SE of Mason; 12 mi SE of Doss; 6 mi S of Cherry Spring
PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Ranching
MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Hill Top Cafe, see below.
- Nov: Annual Big Band Bash, at Hilltop Cafe. Thurs-Sat
WEATHER: Local Weather (nearby Doss); Hill Country-wide Weather
MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below.
- On-Line News: Google News
- Newspapers, Radio/TV, Articles & Videos:
HISTORY: Handbook of Texas Online (not available)
PRIOR CITY NAMES:
- Friedrich Cemetery: S of Hilltop, off TX 16
- Schugh Cemetery: S of Hilltop, off TX 16
AVAILABLE SERVICES: Gas: no; Convenience Stores: no; Restaurants: yes; Lodging: yes; Grocery Stores: no; Banks: no; Vehicle Repair: no; Hospital: no; Med Clinic: no; Post Office: no; Public Schools: no; Cemetery: yes
The naming of this "area" appears to be an informal, local description, based on the name of the Hill Top Cafe. It is not incorporated, and not a CDP. It does show on Google and Yahoo mapping, but not on a few printed maps we have used, and not in any state or research directories, and therefore doesn't seem to officially exist! If you know differently, please contact us.
Not to be confused with Hilltop, a census-designated place (CDP) in Frio County, or with Hilltop Lakes or other Hilltops and Hill Tops located outside the Texas Hill Country
Postal addresses in this area carry the Fredericksburg post office name.
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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY
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CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers
LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT: Unincorporated
LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT: See: Gillespie County Government Offices
STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: For offices that represent the Hill Country,
see: Texas & Federal Government Offices
CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies
DAY & SEASON HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES:
See full list of leases for this town at: Hunting & Fishing.
DAS JAGER HAUS BED AND BREAKFAST LODGE: 866-427-8374; 405 Rocky Creek Rd, Fredericksburg, TX 78624. dasjagerhaus.com
HILL TOP CAFE B&B: see Cafe below.
CALVIN GROBE BLDG CONSTRUCTION: Hill Top Dr, Fredericksburg (Hill Top), TX 78618
HILL TOP CAFE: 830-997-9242; 10661 US-87 N, Doss/Fredericksburg (Hill Top), TX 78618. hilltopcafe.com. Restaurant, entertainment, bed & breakfast located in historic 1930s gas station building
HILL COUNTRY-WIDE UTILITY PROVIDERS:
For Hill Country area utility service providers (electric, gas, water, sewer, trash),
telecom providers (land lines, cellular service, TV, internet), and related services (package delivery, newspaper, etc.), click: Utilities & Telecom
SANDY ROAD GUEST HAUS:
Upscale Western-style Guest House Lodging
in a Beautiful Ranch Setting in the Gorgeous Texas Hill Country
Reservations & Information: 281-300-7177
9242 RR 1320 (Sandy Road), Johnson City, TX 78636
Web: SandyRoadGuestHaus.com Email: info@SandyRoadGuestHaus.com
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