Blumenthal, Texas

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Blumenthal, Texas
Blumenthal, Texas is located in Texas
Blumenthal, Texas
Blumenthal, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 30°13′18″N 98°44′29″W / 30.22167°N 98.74139°W / 30.22167; -98.74139Coordinates: 30°13′18″N 98°44′29″W / 30.22167°N 98.74139°W / 30.22167; -98.74139
Country United States
State Texas
County Gillespie
Elevation 1,506 ft (459 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 50
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 830
FIPS code 48-09028[1]
GNIS feature ID 1378023[2]

Blumenthal is an unincorporated farming and ranching community on the Pedernales River in Gillespie County, in the U.S. state of Texas. It is located halfway between Fredericksburg and Stonewall on U.S. Highway 290, approximately at the intersection of Jung Lane. The community was believed to have been settled about 1900, and reached its peak population of twenty-five in 1945.[3]

Nearby businesses are a bed and breakfast concern,[4] and Wildseed Farms.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Blumenthal map". US Department of the Interior. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Blumenthal Farms". Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Wildseed Farms". Wildseed Farms. Retrieved 12 February 2011.