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

The community of Bastrop is the Seat for Bastrop County.

Bastrop County is one of the original counties of Texas and was founded in 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bastrop had a population of 74,876 people. This is an increase of 29.69% since the last Census (which gave a population of 57,733 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bastrop represented 0.28% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 52nd most populous county (out of 254 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201074,171+28.47%-0.94% since 2009
200974,876+29.69%+1.96% since 2008
200873,436+27.2%+1.73% since 2007
200057,733The Last Census

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


Below are some of the communities located in Bastrop County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Bastrop County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Elgin   9,9175,70074% increase  
Bastrop   8,4395,34058% increase  
Smithville   4,5403,90116.38% increase  
Mustang Ridge   95878522.04% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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