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The Bastrop Advertiser has been digitally reproduced and is now available online at the Portal to Texas History website. The 1854-1975 issues are currently available and later years are being added. 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.





1100 Church Street / P.O. Drawer 670 / Bastrop, Texas 78602 / 512-332-8880 /

The mission of the Bastrop Public Library is to enhance people's lives by providing services and access to resources in a safe and welcoming environment.


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.