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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Bastrop.

This page contains seven sections:

Around Bastrop ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Monroe. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the southwest of Bastrop. Monroe has a population of 49,300 people.<1>

The next largest community is Ruston. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the west of Bastrop and has a population of 22,400 people.

For comparison, Bastrop has a population of 10,600 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Bastrop and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Crossett (AR)   [Map]   5,128   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Eudora (AR)   [Map]   2,078   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hamburg (AR)   [Map]   2,743   N   31 miles [49.9 km]
Bernice   [Map]   1,654   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Delhi   [Map]   2,879   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Farmerville   [Map]   3,853   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Grambling   [Map]   5,217   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Lake Providence   [Map]   3,693   E   42 miles [67.6 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   1,634   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Rayville   [Map]   3,634   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Richwood   [Map]   3,446   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Sterlington   [Map]   2,530   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Tallulah   [Map]   7,020   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
West Monroe   [Map]   12,922   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Winnsboro   [Map]   4,732   S   43 miles [69.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Meridian (AR)   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Bonita   [Map]   262   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Collinston   [Map]   264   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairbanks   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Haile   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jones   [Map]   ---   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Leisure Village   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marion   [Map]   754   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Mer Rouge   [Map]   584   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Northpark Village   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oak Ridge   [Map]   133   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Ouachita City   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Spanish City   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Start   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Swartz   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Bastrop, please visit our Parish-by-Parish Page for Bastrop.

Morehouse Parish ...

Bastrop is located in Morehouse Parish and is the Parish Seat.

The following parishes adjoin and form the boundaries of Morehouse Parish: Ashley (AR), Chicot (AR), Union (AR), Ouachita, Richland, Union & West Carroll.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Bastrop ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Fowler   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest of Bastrop   [Map]
Gum Ridge   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hammock   -   12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hooker Hole   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Log Cabin   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Plantersville (Historic)   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Point Pleasant   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Rogers   -   11 miles [17.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Twin Oaks   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bastrop ...

Looking for more information about Bastrop? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bastrop, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Bastrop.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Bastrop.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Bastrop. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bastrop. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Louisiana

    Louisiana Tourism
    Parks for Louisiana

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Louisiana Statewide Tourism
    Bastrop Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Bastrop


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Louisiana

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Louisiana

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Louisiana

Airports Near Bastrop ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Bastrop.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morehouse Meml.(ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]   BQP   SE   Less than 2 miles
Monroe Rgnl. (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]   MLU   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
John H. Hooks Jr. Meml.   [Map]   M79   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Union Parish Airport   [Map]   F87   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Crossett Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Z. M. Jack Stell Fld.   [Map]   CRT   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kelly Airport   [Map]   9M6   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Delhi Muni.   [Map]   0M9   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Bastrop.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Bastrop. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   N   136 miles [218.9 km]
New Orleans Intl. (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]   MSY   SSE   215 miles [346 km]
George Bush Intercontinental (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]   IAH   SW   279 miles [449 km]
Dallas Love Fld. (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]   DAL   W   287 miles [461.9 km]
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]   HOU   SW   293 miles [471.5 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl. (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]   DFW   W   297 miles [478 km]
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.    [Map]   ---   W   298 miles [479.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Monroe Rgnl. (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]   MLU   SSW   19 miles [30.6 km]
South Arkansas Rgnl.(ELD/KELD)   [Map]   ELD   WNW   60 miles [96.6 km]
Mid Delta Rgnl. (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]   GLH   NE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Greenville Intl.    [Map]   ---   NE   72 miles [115.9 km]
Alexandria Intl. (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]   AEX   SSW   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Morehouse Meml.(ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]   BQP   SE   Less than 2 miles
John H. Hooks Jr. Meml.   [Map]   M79   SSE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Union Parish Airport   [Map]   F87   W   25 miles [40.2 km]
Crossett Muni.   [Map]   ---   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Z. M. Jack Stell Fld.   [Map]   CRT   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Kelly Airport   [Map]   9M6   E   29 miles [46.7 km]
Delhi Muni.   [Map]   0M9   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
New Orleans Intl.   (MSY/KMSY)   [Map]
        Website for Louis Armstrong - New Orleans International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Mid Delta Rgnl.   (GLH/KGLH)   [Map]
        Website for Mid Delta Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Alexandria Intl.   (ICAO: KAEX)   [Map]
        Website for Alexandria International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jackson - Evers Intl.   (JAN/KJAN)   [Map]
        Website for Jackson - Evers International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shreveport Rgnl.   (SHV/KSHV)   [Map]
        Website for Shreveport Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Morehouse Meml.   (ICAO: KBQP)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
George Bush Intercontinental   (IAH/KIAH)   [Map]
        Website for George Bush Intercontinental Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Ruston Rgnl.   (ICAO: KRSN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Vicksburg Tallulah Rgnl.   (ICAO: KTVR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas Love Fld.   (DAL/KDAL)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas Love Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
William P. Hobby Airport   (HOU/KHOU)   [Map]
        Website for William P. Hobby Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dallas / Fort Worth Intl.   (DFW/KDFW)   [Map]
        Website for Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Monroe Rgnl.   (MLU/KMLU)   [Map]
        Website for Monroe Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
South Arkansas Rgnl.   (ELD/KELD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bastrop. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Louisiana: www.louisiana.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bastrop.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Bastrop. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bastrop) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bastrop. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bastrop

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bastrop. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7750, Longitude: -91.9058     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bastrop have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Bastrop), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bastrop.