Choose Refugio County

The word Refugio in Spanish means refuge.  The name Refugio is a direct link to the historical roots that run deep in our community. The Town and County of Refugio can trace their roots to the founding of the Nuestra Senora del Refugio Mission in 1795. 
 
The missionaries who established Nuestra Senora del Refugio believed they were providing refuge to the indigenous peoples of the area from hostile enemies and a harsh existence.  Refugio County continues to be a refuge for many people today.  Whether you are a company looking to escape the high costs of doing business in another community or a potential commuter looking to escape the pressures and dangers of city life we welcome you to COME FIND YOUR REFUGIO!