AUSTIN STATESMAN HILL COUNTRY GUIDE:www.austinchronicle.com/gyrobase/Guides/HillCountry
BLANCO COUNTY DISASTER RESPONSE GROUP (DRG): www.BlancoCountyDisasterResponseGroup.org
BLANCO COUNTY TEXAS GUIDE TO STARTING A BUSINESS: A practical, “how-to” manual. (www.HillCountryPortal.com/web/businessguide)
CITY DATA: www.city-data.com/city/Texas.html
COMMUNITY PROFILE (via Podunk): www.epodunk.com
HANDBOOK OF TEXAS ON-LINE: www.tsha.utexas.edu
HIGHWAY 281 CORRIDOR: www.ushwy281.org
HILL COUNTRY ALLIANCE: 512-560-3135; www.hillcountryalliance.org. A non-profit organization whose purpose is to raise public awareness and build community support around the need to preserve the natural resources and heritage of the Central Texas Hill Country.
HILL COUNTRY MAGAZINE: www.hillcountrymagazine.com
ONLINE HIGHWAYS: www.ohwy.com/tx
PEDERNALES RIVER VALLEY: www.pedernalesrivervalley.com
PUBLIC SCHOOL INFORMATION, LOCATION, RATINGS: Click www.GreatSchools.net
TEXAS COUNTY DATA: www.txcountydata.com. On line property tax database, by county.
TEXAS ESCAPES MAGAZINE ONLINE: www.texasescapes.com. A common sense and uncommon guide to small town Texas.
TEXAS HIGHWAYS MAGAZINE: Web
(THE) TEXAS HILL COUNTRY: www.texfiles.com. A bit of history, photos and spotlight articles on places in the Hill Country.
TEXAS HILL COUNTRY: www.texashillcountry.com
TEXAS HILL COUNTRY LIFE: www.texhillcntry.com
TEXAS HILL COUNTRY TRAIL REGION: www.txhillcountrytrail.com. An opportunity to learn more about heritage sites cities and attractions to build your own itinerary and plan your adventure today. Provided by the Texas Historical Commission, Texas Heritage Trails Program.
TEXAS HILL COUNTRY REGIONAL CHRISTMAS LIGHTING TRAIL:
www.tex-fest.com/regional/index.htm. Spotlight on the towns included in this tourism trail.
HILL COUNTRY BLOG: 365 Things To Do In The Texas Hill Country. Periodic postings by blogger Don Gray. Places to go, things to enjoy, restaurants, lodging, drives, etc.http://365thingstxhillcountry.blogspot.com
HILL COUNTRY TRAIL: www.hillcountrytrail.com. A few towns are highlighted.
TEXAS HILL COUNTRY WILDFLOWER TRAIL: www.tex-fest.com/wildflower/index.htm. Spotlight on the towns included in this tourism trail.
TOUR TEXAS: www.TourTexas.com
TOURIN TEXAS: www.texfiles.com/tourintexas
DIRECTORY OF HILL COUNTRY-WIDE ORGANIZATIONS
THAT ARE NOT IN OUR PORTAL FOCUS SECTIONS
There are some organizations that serve the entire Hill Country that do not have a home base and thus are not listed by city, and/or that are not within the scope of any of our focus sections. Some of these may have an even wider geographic scope.
ALTZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP: www.alz.org/texascapital
AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE: Relay is an overnight, fun-filled team event for all ages. Form a team and join the American Cancer Society Relay For Life to help find a cure for cancer. Annual fundraiser events. www.cancer.org. 1-800-227-2345. www.acsevents.org
CARTS: Toll-free 1-800-456-RIDE. Transportation services for 169 communities since 1979.
HILL COUNTRY CATTLE WOMEN CHAPTER OF TEXAS CATTLE WOMEN: Contact: Beverly Lacy, 830-229-5604. Promote and support the production of beef industry, support private property rights by encouraging state and federal legislation to maintain those rights. Non-profit, non-political. Meetings 3rd Tue, but no meetings in July, Aug, Nov, Dec. Time: 10-10:30a Social. A program usually follows the business meeting. Cost varies, according to meeting place, and this is for the luncheon (Beef, of course!!) which follows each meeting. No cost for attending just the meeting and not having lunch. Annual dues $30. Held in different area of the Hill Country and planned by members living in that area. Members from 12 counties across the Hill Country. Monthly newsletter.