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Simply put, the moon casts its shadow on the earth as it passes in front of our sun. What will it be like and how should I prepare for such an event? Find out more here!
Real County has public areas available of those visiting for the eclipse. Possible viewing areas include parks, school grounds, rodeo and arenas. More to come on availability and fees.
Real County has a population of about 3000 people. On holiday weekends this swells to about 50,000 people. We might have as many as 300,000 people for the total eclipse weekend.
To learn about the eclipse events to come, Real County is collaborating with our two libraries, two school districts, and some global internet resources.
Real County is a tourist destination for many visitors that love the hills, the river, and the nature surrounds the area. Our plentiful lodging is booking quickly, so get your reservations made!
Real County has great restaurants and a couple of grocery stores. Check out the variety! Just remember, food deliveries to these establishments will be difficult at times.
Real County is trying to accommodate as many visitors as it can. Check out this information on sites and services privately owned that might accommodate the visitors.
Real County is the home of many churches. Some are offering sites and services to their members and visitors during the eclipse event.
The eclipses are an opportunity to learn, a time to celebrate, and a time to experience a very unique event. We have a calendar and event list for you to discover and share.
Be in the loop with emergency or important news in Real County by adding the Real County Sherriff's app to your phone or tablet. Search "Real County Sheriff" in your apple or play store and install the app.
Our various Real County utilities (water, sewer, trash, phone and internet, electrical, and propane) must serve and support both our local community and the many people that will come to visit during the eclipse event.
See what there is to do in Real County before and after the eclipse events. Traffic will be congested during and following the total eclipses. We encourage visitors to take advantage of the many activities and offerings.
YOU MUST PROTECT YOUR EYES WHILE VIEWING THE SUN TO PREVENT PERMANENT AND SERIOUS DAMAGE TO THE EYES.
Special protective glasses should only be removed during the Total Eclipse's 4+ minutes of totality, and not at all removed during the Annular Eclipse when the "ring of fire is visible"!
Solar viewing eyeglasses are available from KIRB.
All Real County businesses and Frio and Nueces Canyon businesses are eligible for a free web listing. Download this form and return it to KIRB today.
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Real County, Texas, United States
PO Box 831, Leakey, TX 78873-0831
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