Located within the Greater Austin metropolitan area, Bastrop, Texas, offers renters looking for homes for rent a historical community amid pine forests and a beautiful river valley.
Interesting Information for Bastrop Renters
The city of Bastrop is the county seat of Bastrop County. The city was first occupied in 1804 and remained the only city in the county until the 1870s, when the railroad reached the community. During that time, Bastrop served as a business, commercial and political center. The city was officially incorporated in 1837.
The Colorado River runs through Bastrop, offering renters recreation opportunities.
Bastrop was almost the capital of Texas, but was beat out by Waterloo - now known as Austin - due to lower land prices.
Bastrop is located 30 miles southeast of Austin.
The city has a historic downtown, and nearby neighborhoods contain more than 100 historic homes.
Key Resources for Bastrop Renters
The city's official Web page provides information on Bastrop for renters. The website includes a page for new residents.