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A Powerful Information Database & Gateway Service for the Texas Hill Country
It's Late Summer in the Texas Hill Country !
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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.
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We reserve the right to edit listing & advertising submissions to adhere to our standards, including appropriate language.
HILL COUNTRY PORTAL EDITOR INTERVIEWED BY TEXAS HIGHWAYS MAGAZINE: We are excited and honored here at the Hill Country Portal website with the lead interview and publication of a major article in this magazine about what actually constitutes the Hill Country, and why some are trying to coattail it for marketing gain. Click for on-line version of article at: Texas Highways, by John Nova Lomax, April 28, 2022.
IT IS BOATING SEASON! Enjoy our updated focus page . . this awesome resource presents a handy and comprehensive directory of businesses and organizations involved with boating and marine products and services in the Texas Hill Country. The scope includes marinas, PWC, sail and power boat sales & service, rentals, tours, accessories, supplies, storage and other items related to boating. Click: Boating In Texas Hill Country
TUBING, KAYAKING, PADDLING IN TEXAS HILL COUNTRY: This freshly updated and popular Focus Topic page profiles all the local tubing rivers, outfitters, tube, canoe and kayak rentals, shuttle services, camping and related entertainment. Plus lots of other great resources. Just click: Tubing
Our 2022 CALENDAR OF FESTIVALS & MAJOR EVENTS IN THE HILL COUNTRY . . and chock-full of fun things to do in the Hill Country. Just click: Calendar. We update it regularly. If your Hill Country organization will have events in 2021, 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
WATER WELLS & SERVICE IN THE HILL COUNTRY . . . another necessity for our comfort! Precious water. We receive lots of inquiries for help in locating local water well service. So, our team has culled our entire database of Hill Country businesses and we now have a comprehensive listing of companies that specialize in sales and servicing of water systems, including well drilling, water storage, water pumping and control systems, repair, etc. Very handy! Click: Water Wells & Service In Texas Hill Country.
SEPTIC SYSTEMS . . . This subject is a bit dirty, but it is necessary for our comfort â€¦ as we sure need septic systems and in good working order. We receive lots of inquiries for help in locating local septic services. So, our team has culled our entire database of Hill Country businesses and we now have a comprehensive listing of companies that specialize in sales and servicing of septic systems, including system sales, installation, repair, pumping, etc. Very handy! Click: Septic System Sales & Service In Texas Hill Country.
APPLIANCES . . . might be a mundane subject, but we sure need appliances, and in working order. We receive lots of inquiries for help in locating local appliance shops. So, our team has culled our entire database of Hill Country businesses and we now have a comprehensive listing of shops that specialize in sales and servicing of appliances, including refrigerators, ice makers, freezers, washers, dryers, stoves, ovens, microwaves, dishwashers, dryer vent cleaning, etc. Very handy! Click: Appliance Sales & Service In Texas Hill Country.
BUY & SELL ITEMS IN OUR PORTAL MARKETPLACE: We have expanded our marketplace space specifically for the Texas Hill Country. Check out this powerful resource with new ads for beautiful used Ford pickup trucks and other items at: Buy & Sell
ONLINE EDUCATION RESOURCES . . . freshly updated with great learning resources for kids (including homeschooling) and adults alike. Take advantage of your time while waiting out the CoronaVirus and delve into these amazing online resources: eBooks, distances learning courses, virtual tours, webcasts and web cams. Tons of fun and very educational. Click: Education
REMINDER: SEE OUR GUEST BLOG FROM AN UP-AND-COMING FREELANCE LYRICIST -
Nancy Byrnes: on our focus page at Bands, Singers & Musicians. Career inspiring thoughts you might enjoy and value. And, this page is now updated with latest, so take a look!
IS YOUR CELL PHONE SCREEN BROKEN? COMPUTER SLOW? BAD VIRUS? BEEN HACKED? JUST DON'T UNDERSTAND HOW TO DO IT? See our new Hill Country tech services locator & guide at: Tech Repair. Very handy to zero in on who and where nearby your tech devices can be repaired.
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: 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!"
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
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!
WEATHER: The Portal now sports an updated, dedicated, focus topic page all about weather in the Hill Country. Lots of resources, including hurricane information, the best of the web-based national & local weather reporting & forecasting sites, water & flooding resources, plus terrestrial information (sun, moon, time, etc.). Check out this handy and timely resource page at: hillcountryweather.html
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
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Sep 30-Oct 2, HOLLYDAYS MARKET: New Braunfels
Sep 30-Oct 2, RUMBLE ON THE RIVER: Bandera
Sep 30-Oct 2, LONE STAR GOURD FESTIVAL: Fredericksburg
Oct 1, MAIN STREET CAR SHOW: Marble Falls
Oct 1, NORTH BY NORTHWEST MUSIC FESTIVAL: Briggs
Oct 1, MASON COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S ANNUAL HOME TOUR: Mason
Oct 1, FIESTA JAM - SONGS ON MAIN: Marble Falls
Oct 1, LOVE THEM LIKE FAMILY PET EXPO: Bertram
Oct 1, BOERNE BOOK & ARTS FESTIVAL: Boerne
Oct 1, LAMPASAS COUNTY WINE TOUR: Lampasas
Oct 1, BLANCO COUNTY WILD GAME DINNER: Johnson City
Oct 1, OKTOBERFEST: New Braunfels
Oct 1, KERR COUNTY 4-H WILD GAME DINNER: Kerrville
Oct 1-2, SACRED SPRINGS POWWOW: San Marcos
Oct 1-31, SCARECROW INVASION CONTEST & VIEWING: Comfort
Oct 1-31, PIPE CREEK PUMPKIN PATCH: Pipe Creek
Oct 2, CABRITO & BBQ DINNER: Medina
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