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.
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 WarnCentralTexas.org to receive those messages by phone, email and/or text. Countywide major emergency information is posted at http://www.co.bastrop.tx.us/page/em.home. 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.