Bastrop County

Bastrop County is located in Central Texas and has an estimated population of 82,000 as of 2016. The County is made up of 3 municipal jurisdictions. Bastrop is the County seat.  

A Bastrop County home is burnt to the ground. All that remains of the structure is two brick walls, charred appliances and ash.

A home in Bastrop County is destroyed after the 2011 Bastrop Wildfires.

Bastrop County Municipal Jurisdictions/Cities


Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) provides for the safety of Bastrop County residents through emergency preparedness and response. OEM serves as the coordinating point for disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery capabilities for Bastrop County in cooperation with the County’s municipal governments and special district, nonprofit and volunteer first response organizations. Bastrop County uses the CAPCOG Regional Notification System to notify residents about specific emergencies. Cell phone users must register their phones at to receive those messages by phone, email and/or text. Countywide major emergency information is posted at Bastrop County does not monitor social media posts. Residents who need emergency assistance should call 911 and should not post requests to County social media accounts.

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@BastropCntyOEM - Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management
@BastropCountySO - Bastrop County Sheriff's Office
@BastropCntyESD1 - Bastrop County Emergency Services District N0. 1