Bastrop is a place where history and culture meet progress and the living is easy, where the town square is still the hub of life and where folks take pride in making the community a better place. Bastrop is Hometown Louisiana!
Bastrop has seen many technological advancements and social changes since the first families settled in the in the area, a little more than 200 years ago. While Bastrop stays on the forefront of this constant evolution, the community strives to preserve its small-town spirit - a spirit that inspires continued economic and civic growth and prosperity. Bastrop is a place where the hunting, fishing, and outdoors that make Louisiana a Sportsman's Paradise are close at hand in the richness of Morehouse Parish.
Bastrop is approximately 20 miles north of Monroe. Easy access from Monroe on Highway 165 (4 lane highway).