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BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Bastrop County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    BASTROP COUNTY
    A part of Austin's grant in 1821;
    Created the municipality of Mina, 1834;
    Became the County of Mina in the Republic of Texas, 1836.
    Name changed to "Bastrop," December 18, 1837,
    in honor of Felipe Enrique Neri, Baron de Bastrop, 1770-1829, land commissioner of Austin's Colony. Member of the Congress of Coahuila and Texas.
    Bastrop, the County Seat
    Bastrop County Courthouse
    Williamson County Courthouse
    Bastrop County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Bastrop County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

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  • TX Bastrop County 1907 Postal Map
    Bastrop County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Bastrop  County 1920s Map
    Bastrop County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Bastrop  County 1940s Map
    Bastrop County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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