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Read Historical Editions of the Bastrop Advertiser Online!


The Bastrop Advertiser has been digitally reproduced and is now available online! The 1854-2014 issues are currently available at the

Portal to Texas History  They are still in the process of digitizing certain years and months within certain years.  With the paper on the web, patrons can now search remotely for their information. Searches can be done by keyword or date. Funding for this project was provided by the Tocker Foundation. 







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The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.