Nestled on the Colorado River, the city of Bastrop, Texas is located just 30 minutes from Austin, 90 minutes from San Antonio, and less than two hours from Houston. Bastrop is at the juncture of TX Highways 71, 21, and 95, and is 22 miles from Austin Bergstrom International Airport.
Bastrop, Texas, established in 1832, is the second oldest incorporated city in Texas and is situated along El Camino Real National Historic Trail. Rich with history, Bastrop has more than 130 historic homes and sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and was named one of Dozen Distinctive Destinations™ by the National Trust for Historic Preservation in 2010. Additionally, Bastrop is a Preserve America Community and is one of only 14 cities in Texas to achieve the Scenic City certification.