About

The Fayette County Tourism Association (FCTA) is a 501 (c) 6 organization whose purpose is to increase the economic and other benefits of tourism for Fayette County, Texas. By increasing the number of tourists, encouraging longer stays, and increasing the spending by tourists.  FCTA strives to be the preferred source of tourism information for visitors to Fayette County

Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. Its county seat is La Grange. By an Act of the Congress of the Republic of Texas, Fayette County was organized on December 14, 1837, and actually began to function on January 18, 1838.  The county was formed out of part of two adjoining counties, Bastrop and Colorado and was named after the American Revolution hero General LaFayette.  The early settlers were Anglo’s, mainly from the southern states. In the 1840’s and 1850’s, many Germans and Czechs immigrated to Fayette County.  Today the County has an estimated population of 21,768.

TOP 10 REASONS TO VISIT Fayette County

1.     Unsurpassed Arts, Heritage and Countryside for the urban dweller looking for a nearby rural escape
2.     Diverse visual and performing arts and live entertainment scene, from galleries to theater, classical to country
3.     Great history and heritage of places and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of Fayette County’s past
4.     Various events and venues with bucolic country views and settings
5.     Something perfect for everyone, from families with children, to couples, to the solo traveler, to group outings
6.     Just like home lodging accommodations for that perfect over-the-weekend or several-weekday stay
7.     Breathtaking and unique antiques and casual shopping scene
8.     A great dining scene, from high-end to casual
9.     Attractive variety of meetings spaces and facilities for meetings, events and corporate retreats and state-of-the-art venues in contemporary settings
10. Centrally located between Houston, Austin and San Antonio and easy to find

The Fayette County Tourism Association Board

Vicki LaRue, President
Colton Brugger
Gary Hoover
Deborah Kainer
Allen Kocian
Jason McBroom
Kelli Sanford
Vicki Trahan
Melissa Weltner

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