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A Powerful Information Database & Gateway Service for the Texas Hill Country
Happy New Year here in the Texas Hill Country !
. . . Click our updated focus topic page: HILL COUNTRY CALENDAR
PORTAL HOME PAGE
See above menu for City & County Profiles, Government, Non-Profits, Focus Topics & Guides
"Your Hill Country Chamber, with no fees"
This Portal is great for tourism, trip planning & things to do.
Extensive links for business research in the Hill Country.
This is your "GO-TO" Portal site! Bookmark it or set it as your home page.
Available on-line 24/7
Updates processed real-time,
unlike a yearly printed yellow page book.
Free listings available for ALL qualified businesses,
unlike yellow page books containing only paying advertisers.
If we missed your organization, or if you desire changes, just fill in a request at: Submit Request
Each Texas Hill Country organization may have a free basic directory listing,
including name, address & phone number, shown in one category.
For advanced listing features, including additional text information, email and web links,
images & full advertising details, click: Advertise
Our Hill Country-wide, comprehensive, Event Calendar is a convenient, centralized, source
for event information. Send us your Hill Country event details (date, description, etc.) via email.
Please browse the many pages of the Portal that folks refer to as the
"Encyclopedia of the Texas Hill Country" and a "Regional Google", and the "Hill Country Chamber".
Extensive directories of lodging, accommodations, bed and breakfast, attractions, entertainment, restaurants, real estate, plus city and county profiles. Extensive listings for chamber, non-profit and government organizations.
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We welcome inquiries, comments, submission of updates, additions, corrections & digital photos, without compensation.
Send to: editor@HillCountryPortal.com
We reserve the right to edit listing & advertising submissions to adhere to our standards, including appropriate language.
Take a peak at our upcoming 2018 CALENDAR OF FESTIVALS & MAJOR EVENTS IN THE HILL COUNTRY: Just click: 2018 Event Calendar. If your organization will have events in 2018, be sure to submit them as early as possible for listing on our calendar, the most comprehensive in the Hill Country. See handy submission form link on same page or >> Free Event Listing Form
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO VETERAN'S SERVICES: Our new focus page at Veteran's Guide is a very handy and comprehensive guide to special services in the Texas Hill Country that are oriented to military veterans. Awesome tool! Hope it helps our wonderful veterans. We thank you for your service and protection of our freedom!
THE PORTAL IS NOW POSTING LISTINGS TO OUR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR,
LOCATED AT: Entertainment Calendar & Venues
Entertainment Venues and Entertainers can now send in their own live entertainment bookings and we will post them to the calendar for a minimal fee.
The public can see the Entertainment Calendar in one web location on the Portal, with a Hill Country-wide scope. Viewing access is free on this Portal web site.
This Entertainment Calendar is becoming a major business stimulus in this region. The public can see "what's going on", that is, who is playing and where on each day, along with the associated details (venue name, venue city, entertainer name, genre, date and time of event, cover charge, web links, contact phone & expanded live event description). This calendar should encourage greater participation by the public at these venues. The focus of this calendar is on live performances, and includes daily/nightly entertainment, shows, and productions with the entertainer/group specified and committed such that the public can expect to find them at the venue as specified on the Portal calendar.
There are business listings below the Entertainment Calendar showing details for the entertainment venues. Each business listing contains their name, phone, address and hot web link.
Entertainers are also welcome to also submit their profile information, which we may then include as an entertainer listing on our focus page at Bands, Singers & Musicians
Festivals and major events will also continue to be presented on our separate calendar at Festivals
Naturally, on-line advertising opportunities are available on the Portal on this Entertainment Calendar page and other pages of the Portal.
SCAMS IN THE HILL COUNTRY: Sorry this is such a negative subject. But, this new Focus Topic Page may help our Hill Country folks lessen their risk of being scammed. Click: Scams. Let us know what you think.
PETS, VETS, ANIMAL SERVICES & SUPPLIES: Check out this comprehensive Focus Topic Page. Includes all of the PAWS programs, rescue groups, shelters, low-cost clinics, vets, trainers, boarders, groomers, trimmers and sitters are profiled here. Very handy! Just click: Pets & Vets
HILL COUNTRY ON-LINE REACH: The Portal is now serving over 1,500 pageviews per day!! Awesome web exposure for a Hill Country-specific market. Please "Like Us" on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/hillcountryportal and "Share" with your friends.
MAPS: We have greatly expanded our specialized map resources regarding the Texas Hill Country. Check out this handy Focus Topic resource page at: Lots of Maps
HOME WARRANTIES: If you are looking for a home warranty provider in Texas, please view this list of top Texas home warranty providers.
AWWW - Thanks: A Portal user's note to the editor just received, regarding our Focus Topic Page on Jobs: "Please pass along a major "Thank You" to the people behind this website. I wish I'd found it months ago!"
HILL COUNTRY PORTAL WEB SITE RECEIVES . . .
DOUBLE MENTION & LINKING BY HOUSTON CHRONICLE: We are excited and honored here at the Hill Country Portal web site, with the double-mention and linking to our web site in Houston Chronicle's article: "This spring, visit the Hill Country for Festival Lineup", by Alice Adams, February 27, 2015, in their print version and on-line at: Web
Specifically, this article references two of the Portal's focus topic pages:
- Horseback Riding: www.HillCountryPortal.com/hillcountryhorseriding.html
- Wildflowers: www.HillCountryPortal.com/hillcountrywildflowers.html
Major news agency references, such as the two above, to our Hill Country Portal help spotlight our wonderful area and promote local tourism, and increase the value of the Portal in being recognized as a regional leader and key resource regarding Hill Country-specific topics.
The Hill Country Portal, a division of Cofran & Associates, Inc. (a technology-focused Texas Corporation established in 1977), is headquartered in Johnson City and is the "go-to" site for Texas Hill Country information on businesses, non-profits, attractions, area information & what's happening. For more information and advertising opportunities, contact George Cofran, Editor-In-Chief, 281-300-7177, or click: www.HillCountryPortal.com
We have developed a very helpful resource for finding a job in the Hill Country. And resources for employers as well. We have assembled a simple to use, clickable entry to each of the job posting web pages we have found in the Hill Country. This fast method of zipping through the listings by city makes the "hunt" a lot easier. Good luck in your search. Click: Jobs
LIST-STYLE MENU OPTION: Back by popular demand, an alternative Portal menu in a full list format (like our previous menu system), just click: Menu List
THE HERO CARD: We have an exciting new strategic alliance with the Hero discount card program. Not just another discount card. It's a movement. Partnering business and charity. The Hero Card is the discount card like no other.
- Consumers love the savings
- Businesses love the new customers
- Non-profit clubs love the ultimate fundraiser opportunity
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Jan 14-20, HILL COUNTRY DISTRICT JR LIVESTOCK SHOW & SALE: Kerrville
Jan 20, CHILI COOK-OFF: Fischer
Jan 20, GILLESPIE COUNTY HISTORIC SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE - NEBGEN: Nebgen
Jan 20, POLAR BEAR PLUNGE: Lampasas
Jan 20, LUCKENBACH BLUES FESTIVAL: Luckenbach
Jan 20, SNOW DAY: Johnson City
Jan 20-21, HILL COUNTRY GEM & MINERAL SHOW: Fredericksburg
Every 3rd Tue,
COMAL COUNTY MUSIC SHOW: New Braunfels
Every 3rd Thur: PERFORMING SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE: Mason
RODEO: Pipe Creek
REAL ALE TASTING ROOM & BREWERY TOURS: Blanco
GO FISHING WITH A RANGER: Inks Lake SP
BREAKFAST WITH THE BIRDS: Inks Lake SP
LIVE ROCK-N-ROLL ON THEATER STAGE: Fredericksburg
COWBOYS ON MAIN: Bandera
TOUR OF HISTORIC RED TOP JAIL: Llano
ECOLOGICAL TOURS AT JACOB'S WELL NATURAL AREA: Wimberley
GEOLOGY ROCKS: Burnet
FLYING L COWBOY CHUCK WAGON DINNER & SHOW: Bandera
TREE FESTIVAL: Marble Falls
GUNFIGHT RE-ENACTMENTS: Bandera
Every 3rd Sat,
Every 3rd Sat,
BLUEGRASS, COUNTRY AND WESTERN, AND GOSPEL: Marble Falls
Every Sat & Sun,
TOUR WESTCAVE PRESERVE:
near Bee Cave
LOST SOUNDS OF A HONKY TONK: Johnson City at Pecan Street Brewing
Every Sun, MUSIC IN THE PARK: Llano, Badu Park
COWBOY POET, LIVE MUSIC & PROGRAMS: NE Buchanan Dam, at Canyon Of The Eagles
Note: Many music venues have live entertainment Fri & Sat nights. See city profiles in menu above, and Live Entertainment Calendar
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