DeSoto County (De Soto County) , Mississippi

DeSoto County: County in Mississippi, United States

De Soto County locator map
Location of De Soto County on Mississippi map.

About

De Soto County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 161,774 and a population density of 126 people per km². After 5 years in 2015 county had an estimated population of 173,323 inhabitants. Its county seat is Hernando. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Court House Hernando MS image
Court House Hernando MS
Court House Hernando MS image

Geography

De Soto County is located at 34°52'31"N 89°59'30"W (34.8754000, -89.9917800). It has 2 neighbors: Tate County and Shelby County.

DeSoto County map

The largest city of De Soto County is Southaven with a population of 56,644. Other cities include, Olive Branch population 39,646, Horn Lake population 27,282 and Hernando population 16,854. See all De Soto County cities & populated places.

Weather

De Soto County forecast: A chance of rain showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

De Soto County Quick Facts

Population : 173,323 (2015)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Different from : DeSoto County
Area : 1287 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.2%
Land as percent of area : 95.8%
Named for : Hernando de Soto
Altitude : 341 feet / 104 meters
Capital : Hernando
Establishment : February 02, 1836
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:25:53 (27th October 2021)
Density : 135 Pop. per km² as of 2015
Population growth : 6.66% (2010-2015)
Weather : 75℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

De Soto County has 2 neighbours.

  • Hernando

Demographics

The population of De Soto County increased by 6.66% in 5 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 161,774 - estimation process
2011 163,838 1.26% estimation process
2012 166,317 1.49% estimation process
2013 168,240 1.14% estimation process
2015 173,323 2.93% demographic balance

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People born in De Soto County (2)

People born in De Soto County, including United States federal judge Bernice Donald, political scientist Joseph A. Todd, you can see a list of people who born in De Soto County.

Other places with the same name (2)

De Soto County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in De Soto County.

City Name Population Title
Southaven 56,644 City in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States
Olive Branch 39,646 City in De Soto County, Mississippi, United States
Horn Lake 27,282 City in De Soto County, Mississippi, United States
Hernando 16,854 City in Mississippi
Walls 1,441 Town in Mississippi

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County Name Population Title
Hinds County 227,966 County in Mississippi, United States
Harrison County 208,801 County in Mississippi, United States
Jackson 157,821 Capital and largest city of Mississippi
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Jackson County 143,802 County in Mississippi, United States
Madison County 106,871 County in Mississippi, United States
Lee County 85,466 County in Mississippi, United States
Forrest County 75,009 County in Mississippi, United States
Lauderdale County 73,751 County in Mississippi, United States
Gulfport 71,438 City in Mississippi
West Gulfport 71,329 City in Harrison County, Mississippi, United States of America
Jones County 67,993 County in South Dakota, United States
Lamar County 64,165 County in Mississippi, United States
Auburn 60,258 City in Lee County, Alabama, USA
Lowndes County 58,309 County in Mississippi, United States
Southaven 56,644 City in DeSoto County, Mississippi, United States