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Welcome to Bastrop ...

The city of Bastrop is located in Morehouse Parish and is the Parish Seat for Morehouse Parish.

The location of Bastrop has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Bastrop has a population of 10,395 people<2> (see below for details).

Bastrop is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Bastrop lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Bastrop: (318)

The ZIP codes for Bastrop: 71220-71221<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bastrop had a population of 11,365 people (which is 40.62% of the total population of Morehouse Parish). This makes Bastrop the parish's most populous community.

The population of Bastrop represents 0.25% of the population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,365 people, the population of Bastrop decreased 12.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,988 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Bastrop had an population of 10,395 people. This is a decrease of 8.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bastrop.

Communities near Bastrop ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bastrop and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bonita   [Map]   255   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Collinston   [Map]   262   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Fairbanks   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Haile   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Leisure Village   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mer Rouge   [Map]   563   E   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby Page for Bastrop.

Communities Also Named Bastrop ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bastrop - it's located in Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bastrop.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bastrop. If available, we provide a satellite 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bastrop. Our list includes 9 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bastrop:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bastrop ...

Looking for more information about Bastrop? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bastrop, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bastrop.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Louisiana

About Morehouse Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bastrop - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bastrop). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bastrop or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Bastrop includes: 71220 & 71221.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bastrop. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 we use 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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