Hill Country
2010 Census - 505
2000 Census - null
Stonewall, Texas
Stonewall Texas History:
In1870, Israel P. Nuñez established a stage station near current day Stonewall. He named the site after Confederate General Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson. Perez established the Stonewall post office in 1875. In 1882, the Stonewall stage station and post office were moved to the nearby community of Millville, and Millville was renamed Stonewall. German settlers raised cattle and sheep, and experimented with fruit trees. Today Stonewall is known for its peaches and lavender farms, and as the birthplace of former President Lyndon B. Johnson.Stonewall is located on the Pedernales River at the intersection of U.S. 190 and FM 1623, 1.5 miles west of the LBJ State Park & Historic Site,15.7 miles west of Johnson City, 29.6 miles northwest of Blanco via Johnson City, 6 miles northwest of Albert, 14 miles slightly southeast of Fredericksburg, and 9 miles northwest of Luckenbach, Texas.
Stonewall Heritage Society & Heinrich Lindig Homestead Cabin:
The society designates and maintains historic structures, sites and landmarks, and collects and preserves historic furnishings and archival materials. They meet at the restored Lindig Cabin on the 4th Tuesday during the months of January, July and October. The cabin is located at 175 Elberta Street, Stonewall. (830) 644-2442.
The Starlight Symphony Orchestra:
This regional community orchestra includes members from Wimberley, Driftwood, Dripping Springs, Oak Hill, Buda, Kyle, Lockhart, San Marcos, Canyon Lake area, Blanco, Johnson City, and other surrounding Central Texas communities. Concerts are free and open to the public. Performances are held at various locations around Central Texas including Wimberley, Blanco and Kyle. The current concert schedule is available online. Rehearsals are held on Thursday evenings, 7:15-9:15 at the Hays Performing Arts Center, 979 Kohler’s Crossing Road, Kyle, Texas. Email Contacts