Bastrop County


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Bastrop County, Texas

804 Pecan St
Bastrop, TX 78602
Phone: (512) 332-7244
Fax: (512) 332-7249
www.bastropcounty.com

In east-central TX, southeast of Austin; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For Felipe Enrique Neri (?-1828), Baron de Bastrop, who established a colony of Germans in TX (1823); first commissioner of Austin's colony (1824)

Area (sq mi):: 895.92 (land 888.35; water 7.57) Population per square mile: 78.70
Population 2005: 69,932 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 21.10%; 1990-2000 50.90% Population 2000: 57,733 (White 65.40%; Black or African American 8.80%; Hispanic or Latino 24.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 10.60%). Foreign born: 8.10%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $18,146; median household $43,578; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,415-$21,692
Unemployment (2004): 5.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 37.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Bastrop County Complex Fire started on September 4, 2011 and eventually spread to five counties, aided by severe drought conditions and high winds.
TNOG:PK) announces that posting of a comprehensive Bastrop County Project report will be done imminently.
Feeding on tinder and trees withered from a searing drought, the Bastrop County Complex Fire burned for nine days, destroying more than 1,600 homes, before it was brought under control.
The declaration covers Bastrop County Texas for damages caused by wildfires that began August 30.
We are arranging the transportation of tanks from the Kosciusko location to be used in developing our first target well on the Bastrop County lease.
The water marketer End Op, which hopes to pump about 15 billion gallons a year from underneath Bastrop County, has agreed to pay millions of dollars into a fund to help landowners who may have to lower their pumps.
When Patton-Bader went home, she discovered four other fallen heroes from little Bastrop County and decided then to reach out and help the families of the fallen by doing something for children.
TNOG:OTC) is pleased to announce its new Central Texas Project, with a substantial land block now having been leased in Bastrop County in preparation for drilling.
That subject is nonpartisan, a little off the political radar, but involves everything from urban fires - think of the Bastrop County Complex Fire in 2011 - to chemical storage - the West Fertilizer Co.
In between every one of my workouts I'm doing Army National Guard functions, whether it's replying to e-mails with questions from recruiters about Special Forces or guys from the company asking about different types of training, or I'm at Camp Mabry [in Austin], Camp Bullis [in San Antonio] or Camp Swift [in Bastrop County east of Austin]," he also said.
The Lost Pines of Bastrop County are separated from the better-known pine forests of East Texas by more than 80 miles," he said.
It's a grab for a limited resource," Bastrop County Judge Paul Pape said in an interview.