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ELYSIUM, TEXAS. Elysium is near State Highway 71 some twelve miles west of Bastrop in western Bastrop County. It had a post office from 1896 to 1901. The community was still named on a 1981 county highway map, though no structures were shown at the site.

Paula Mitchell Marks


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Paula Mitchell Marks, "ELYSIUM, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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