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Welcome to Bastrop ...

The city of Bastrop is located in Morehouse Parish<1> and is the Parish Seat for Morehouse Parish.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bastrop has a population of 10,023 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

Bastrop is located in the (318) area code.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bastrop had an population of 10,023 people. This is a decrease of 11.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.83% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Bastrop ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bastrop.

  • Sterlington [Ouachita Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sterlington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sterlington
    • Sterlington [Ouachita Parish] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Bastrop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,931 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sterlington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sterlington<7>
  • Mer Rouge [Morehouse Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mer Rouge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mer Rouge
    • Mer Rouge [Morehouse Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Bastrop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 549 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mer Rouge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mer Rouge<7>
  • Collinston [Morehouse Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collinston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinston
    • Collinston [Morehouse Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Bastrop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 251 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinston<7>
  • Bonita [Morehouse Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonita have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bonita
    • Bonita [Morehouse Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Bastrop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 246 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bonita<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oak Ridge [Morehouse Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
      • Oak Ridge [Morehouse Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Bastrop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 123 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<7>
    • Ouachita City [Union Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ouachita City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ouachita City
      • Ouachita City [Union Parish] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Bastrop
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ouachita City
    • Fairbanks [Ouachita Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairbanks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairbanks
      • Fairbanks [Ouachita Parish] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Bastrop
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairbanks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairbanks<7>
    • Haile [Union Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haile
      • Haile [Union Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Bastrop
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haile
    • Swartz [Ouachita Parish]
    • Leisure Village [Ouachita Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leisure Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leisure Village
      • Leisure Village [Ouachita Parish] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Bastrop
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leisure Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bastrop. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bastrop.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bastrop.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bastrop. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Morehouse, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bastrop.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bastrop - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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.
<5>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.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 32.7783, Longitude: -91.9133    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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