DeSoto County, Florida Basics:

DeSoto County Florida - Government Site

Population: 34,645
Area: 637 square miles
County seat: Arcadia
Area code(s) in use: 863
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 71.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
Median household income: $35,683
Persons in poverty: 26.8%
Home ownership rate: 73.7%
Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Charlotte  Glades  Hardee  Highlands  Manatee  Sarasota  

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Map of the DeSoto County area

Our detail map of DeSoto County shows the DeSoto County, Florida boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in DeSoto County, Florida

  Airports     show all on map

Arcadia Municipal Airport, Bright Hour Ranch Airport, Carlstrom Field Airport, De Soto Aircraft Field, De Soto Memorial Hospital Heliport, Ellsworth Field Airport, Frierson Grove Airport, Hennessy Airport, Lake Suzy Estates Airport, Mc Donald's Field Airport, Montgomery Ranch Airport, Prairie Creek Ranch Airport, Sunnybreeze Airport

  Basins     show all on map

Gator Hole

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Chesterfield Smith Bridge

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Arcadia Fire Department, Arcadia Police Department, Desoto Correctional Institution Annex, Desoto County Clerk Criminal Court, DeSoto County Emergency Management Office, Desoto County Fire and Rescue Station 1, Desoto County Fire and Rescue Station 2, Desoto County Fire and Rescue Station 3, Desoto County Library, DeSoto County Sheriff's Office, Florida Civil Commitment Center Arcadia, Florida Highway Patrol Station, Turner Agri-Civic Center

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Fort Ogden Cemetery, Hull Cemetery, Joshua Creek Cemetery, Lamp Grounds Cemetery, Oak Ridge Cemetery, Ogden Cemetery, Owens Cemetery, Pine Level Campground Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Southeast Arcadia Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Allied Church of God In Christ, Arcadia Spanish Church of God, Brownville Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Central Baptist Church, Church of Christ, Church of God, Church of God of Prophecy, Church of the Brethren, Church of the Nazarene, Elizabeth Baptist Church, First Baptist Church of Arcadia, First Baptist Church of Nocatee, Fort Winder Church, Hickory Street Church of Christ, Mount Efen Church, Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church, New Hope Christian Church, North Hillsboro Baptist Church, Oak Hill Church, Pine Level Church, Pleasant Hill Methodist Church, Saint Edmunds Episcopal Church, Shiloh Baptist Church, Temple Baptist Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Upper Room Church of God

  Guts     show all on map

Boggess Creek, Gator Branch, Honey Run, Lettuce Lake Cutoff, Slippery Slough

  Hospitals     show all on map

DeSoto Correctional Institute State Mental Hospital, Desoto Memorial Hospital, G Pierce Wood Memorial Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Cow Island, Fourmile Island, Island Thirty-three, Liverpool Island, Sour Orange Hammock, Turkey Hammock

  Lakes     show all on map

Bee Gum Lake, Boggess Lake, Coon Dog Lake, Deep Lake, English Lake, Grass Lake, Handcock Lake, Hog Bay Lake, Johnson Lake, Lake Katherine, Lake Operation, Lettuce Lake, Pine Island Lake, Sour Orange Lake, Split Lake

  Locales     show all on map

Abacoa Golf Club, Alden Pines Country Club, Arcadia Drive-In (historical), Arrowhead Golf Club, Bunker Railroad Station, City of Arcadia William Tyson Wastewater Treatment Facility, Kingsway Country Club, Montgomery Ranch, Parker Ranch

  Military     show all on map

Carlstrom Field (historical)

  Populated Places     show all on map

Arcadia, Arcadia Municipal Mobile Home Park, Arcadia Village Adult Mobile Home Community, Belgium (historical), Brownville, Cubitis, Fort Ogden, Hull, Jerrys Park Mobile Home Park, Joshua, Lake Suzy (not official), Lansing, Lazy Bee Mobile Home Park, Lindale Mobile Home Park, Little Gator Park Mobile Home Park, Nocatee, Oakview Mobile Home Estates, Pine Level, Platt, Southfort, Sunrise Mobile Home Park, Tryon

  Post Offices     show all on map

Arcadia Post Office, Solana Post Office (historical)

  Schools     show all on map

Alternative Education Center, Amtra Montessori Christian Preschool, DeSoto Correctional Institute of Adult Education, DeSoto County Adult Education Center, DeSoto High School, DeSoto Middle School, DeSoto Start Center, Environmental Learning Center, Memorial Elementary School, Nocatee Elementary School, Oak Hill School, West Elementary School

  Streams     show all on map

Bear Branch, Brandy Branch, Buzzard Roost Branch, Cow Slough, Hampton Branch, Hawthorne Creek, Hog Bay, Horse Creek, Joshua Creek, Lake Slough, Mare Branch, McBride Branch, Mossy Gully, Myrtle Slough, Sand Gully, Thornton Branch, Tiger Bay Slough, Walker Branch

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Cartoon Dog Lake, Long Point Marsh, Oak Creek Marsh, Rattlesnake Gully, Sheep Pen Marsh, Tiger Bay

  Towers     show all on map

WOKD-AM (Arcadia), WVIJ-FM (Port Charlotte), WXKT-FM (Arcadia), WXKT-FM (Arcadia), WZTK - AM (Arcadia),

DeSoto County, Florida Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteDeSoto County White population 28,89428,893  
BlackDeSoto County Black population 4,6774,677
MixedDeSoto County Mixed population 381381
AsianDeSoto County Asian population 243242
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDeSoto County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 6969

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