As of the 2010 census it had a population of 49,047. DeSoto is a suburb of Dallas and is part of the Best Southwest area, which includes DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville, and Lancaster. DeSoto is located at 32°35′57″N 96°51′32″W / 32. 59917°N 96. 85889°W / 32. 59917; -96. 85889 (32. 599286, -96. 858828). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 21. 6 square miles (56 km), all of it land. The area was first settled in 1847, making it one of the oldest communities in North Texas. A post office was established in 1881, and the settlement was named DeSoto in honor of Thomas Hernando DeSoto Stewart, a doctor dedicated to the community. By 1885, DeSoto was home to approximately 120 people, a cotton gin, and a general store. Soon after, the population declined to below 50. In 1930, there were 97 people living in the community and several businesses. After World War II, DeSoto and surrounding areas began to grow. In order to improve the inadequate water distribution system, residents felt the need to incorporate the town. On February 17, 1949, a petition signed by 42 eligible voters was presented...
The official website for the city of Desoto is http://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/.
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It was reported on April 8th, 2015 that Mason Charles Deibler passed away in Desoto, Texas. Deibler was 86 years old and was born in Kanawha, IA. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mason Charles's life.
It was reported on February 13th, 2013 that Robert L Goodrich perished in DeSoto, Texas. Goodrich was 85 years old and was born in Nelson, NE. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Robert L's life.
It was reported by Tyler Morning Telegraph on December 7th, 2012 that Lessie "Hanna" Voyd passed on in DeSoto, Texas. Voyd was 76 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Lessie "Hanna"'s life.
It was written by Modesto Bee on November 25th, 2012 that Charley N Coker died in Modesto, California. Coker was 99 years old and was born in DeSoto, TX. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charley N's life.
It was noted by The Lufkin Daily News on July 4th, 2012 that Juanita Sanders (Richmond) died in Desoto, Texas. Ms. Sanders was 88 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Juanita's life.
It was written on December 17th, 2011 that Donald Alan Bufkin passed away in Desoto, Texas. Bufkin was 83 years old and was born in Mt Vernon, IL. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Donald Alan's life.
It was reported on December 14th, 2011 that Donald A Bufkin passed on in Desoto, Texas. Bufkin was 83 years old and was born in Mt Vernon, IL. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donald A's life.
It was revealed on October 14th, 2011 that Thomas J Sr Summerour passed away in Desoto, Texas. Summerour was 83 years old and was born in Taylor County, GA. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Thomas J Sr's life.
It was written by Tyler Morning Telegraph on October 14th, 2011 that Charmil "Mattie C" Clayborn (Robertson) passed away in DeSoto, Texas. Ms. Clayborn was 78 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charmil "Mattie C"'s life.
It was written on April 14th, 2011 that R B Jr "Bob" Briggs passed on in DeSoto, Texas. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor R B Jr "Bob"'s life.
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