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Sept. 1, 2011 at 4:01 a.m.


Refugio County

Chambers of Commerce

Refugio County Chamber of Commerce.

301 N. Alamo St., Refugio

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays

What's offered: Computer setup for the public, fax and copy services for members, and grand openings.

Contact: 361-526-2835, www.refugiocountytx.org/chamber.htm

Festivals

Refugio

Name: Old-Fashion Fourth of July Celebration.

Date: Labor Day weekend (moved to then because of drought, in hopes of being able to set off fireworks)

Location: Refugio County Fairgrounds, 245 Fairgrounds Road.

Theme: Patriotic.

Sponsors: City of Refugio and the Refugio County Fair Association.

Cost: No charge for the fireworks show.

Contact : www.refugiocountytx.org/chamber.htm

Refugio County Fair.

Date: March (date varies).

Location: Refugio County Fairgrounds.

Theme: Fair and rodeo.

Sponsors: Refugio County Fair Association

Contact : www.refugiocountytx.org/chamber.htm

School districts:

Refugio School District

Administrative office: 212 W. Vance St., Refugio

Classification: 2A

Number of campuses: one elementary school and one combined junior-senior high school.

Contact: 361-526-5400; www.refugioisd.net

Woodsboro School District

Administrative office: 408 S. Kasten St., Woodsboro

Classification: 1A

Number of campuses: one elementary school and one combined junior-senior high school.

Contact: 361-543-4518; www.wisd.net

Austwell-Tivoli School District

Administrative office: 207 Redfish St., Tivoli

Classification: 1A.

Number of campuses: one elementary school and one combined junior-senior high school.

Contact: 361-286-3212; www.atisd.net

Downtown sites

Refugio

King's Park gazebo and the Refugio County Courthouse.

Woodsboro

Attractions: The Square gazebo.

Tivoli

Attraction: The Grapevine, an antiques and gift shop and a convenience store

Museums

Refugio County Museum

Address: 102 W. West St., Refugio

Hours: Noon- 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 1-5 p.m. Saturday

Admission: Free

Exhibits: Information about the Spanish Mission that was built in Refugio, a 1925 Model T, a collection of memorabilia of baseball player Nolan Ryan, who was born in Refugio; and several other displays.

Contact: 361-526-5555

Golf Courses

Refugio

171 Exxon Road

Hours: Private

Admission: Membership with Refugio County Country Club



Contact: 361-526-5554

Parks

Lions/Shelly Park

Address: 301 W. Empresario St. Refugio

Amenities: Playground, covered pavilion, picnic tables, nature trails, fishing pier, restrooms.

Contact: City Hall at 361-526-5361

Dance halls/night clubs

The Place

Address: 113 FM 136, Woodsboro

Contact: 361-543-8110

Libraries

County of Refugio Public Library

Address: 815 Commerce St., Refugio

Hours: 8-5 p.m. Monday through Friday

Services: A pre-school story hour every Tuesday at 10 a.m., distance learning class during the school year.

Contact: 361-526-2608

Hospitals

Refugio County Memorial Hospital

Address: 107 Swift St., Refugio

Amenities: Nursing, surgical services, emergency medical services, laboratory and pathology, physical therapy, radiology service, respiratory care and pharmacy.

Contact: 361-526-2321, rcmhospital.org/index.htm

Fishing Holes/Lakes/Beaches

Copano Bay

Location: Bayside

Amenities: Piers and bayside fishing

Costs: Free

Contact : Bayside City Hall 361-529-6520

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