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DeSoto County, MS
The county was named for Hernando de Soto, explorer.

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The county is in the Memphis metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 130,587. This was an increase of  21.82% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$48,206
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our DeSoto County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in DeSoto County was $27,261. This was an increase of 20.7% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 88% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hernando
Census 2000 highlights: County ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s

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10% of DeSoto County residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the DeSoto County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in DeSoto County include Avery Chapel Cemetery, Baker Family Cemetery, Bakers Chapel Cemetery, Bass Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Blocker Cemetery, Botts Cemetery, Castleberry Cemetery, Center Hill Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in DeSoto County include Hernando, Horn Lake, Memphis, Olive Branch, Southaven ... View communities

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School districts in DeSoto County include Desoto County Schools Dist ... View school districts

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Libraries in DeSoto County include B. J. Chain Public Library, Hernando Public Library, M. R. Davis Public Library, M. R. Dye Public Library, Walls Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in DeSoto County include Desoto County Tribune, DeSoto Times Today ... View newspapers

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DeSoto County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our DeSoto County political report.

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Hotels in DeSoto County include Comfort Inn Olive Branch, Comfort Inn Southaven, Comfort Suites Southaven, Days Inn, Days Inn Hernando, Drury Inn & Suites Memphis South, Fairfield Inn & Suites Southaven, Holiday Inn Express, Holiday Inn Express, Magnolia Inn & Suites ... More hotels

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