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About

The first edition of The Bastrop Advertiser and County News (now The Bastrop Advertiser) was published on March 1, 1853, giving it claim to being the oldest continuously published weekly (semi-weekly since Sept. 5, 1977) in the state of Texas.
Located right in the heart of downtown Bastrop, the Advertiser is at 908 Water St.
The Advertiser is owned by Cox Enterprises and belongs to the Austin Community Newspaper group, a subsidiary of the Austin American-Statesman.
The Bastrop Advertiser provides local news, national and international news with regards to how it impacts the Bastrop County area, local columnists, free obituaries, school news and much more.
If you see news happening, call the newsroom at (512) 321-2557 or email news@bastropadvertiser.com