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Bastrop is a charming, vibrant community where visitors are welcomed.  With an eye toward the future and becoming a world class city, Bastrop cherishes and protects its rich history and natural resources.


Discover Bastrop, a Texas treasure not far from your backyard. It is a great destination for your entire family!

City of Bastrop

Visit the City's website to find City departments, employment opportunities, and general information regarding the City of Bastrop.

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Bastrop County

Visit the County's website for information pertaining to county offices and employment opportunities.

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Chamber of Commerce

Stop by the Bastrop Chamber of Commerce to pick up brochures, ask questions, and learn everything you ever wanted to know and more about Bastrop.

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Convention Center

The City of Bastrop's new Convention & Exhibit Center is in the heart of the Bastrop Historic District. This full-service facility is ready to host your convention, trade show, corporate meeting, wedding, concert, event or banquet.

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Bastrop Public Library

The Bastrop Public Library is tucked away from downtown at the intersection of Spring and Church Street, adjacent to the Colorado River.

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Emergency Services

If you experience an emergency during your visit to Bastrop, do not hesitate to call 9-1-1. For immediate care, Bastrop offers St David's Emergency Center on Highway 71 near the intersection of Highway 95 and Texas Urgent Care, located in the Burleson Shopping Center near the intersection of Highway 71 and TX Highway 304.

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CARTS - Capital Area Rural Transportation System

Call 1-800-456-7433 (or in Austin call 478-7433) for information about our service and to learn where we can take you.
CARTS delivers transportation tailored specifically for each of the one hundred and sixty-nine communities it serves. The service frequency in or to the various locales range from many times a day to once a month.

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Taxi Service

For taxi service in the Bastrop area, call Executive Transport Associates at 512.303.5505.



For information pertaining to voting in Bastrop County.

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Bastrop was named a Distinctive Destination in 2010 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in recognition of the City's work to preserve its historic character, promote heritage tourism, enhance the community and extend its welcome.

Established in 1832, Bastrop is the county seat of Bastrop County, Texas. Bastrop is located 30 miles southeast of Austin, Texas.




The Bastrop Chamber of Commerce has been in operation serving the citizens and businesses of Bastrop since 1922.




Bastrop became a Texas Historical Commission Main Street City in 2007. For more information, visit




Bastrop is one of only 19 cities to win a Cultural Arts District designation from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

That guarantees that a visit to Bastrop will include exposure to a vibrant range of artistic choices.

For a map of all Cultural Arts Districts in Texas, click here