DeSoto County, Mississippi Basics:

DeSoto County Mississippi - Government Site

Population: 166,317
Area: 476 square miles
County seat: Hernando
Area code(s) in use: 662
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
Median household income: $58,851
Persons in poverty: 10.2%
Home ownership rate: 76.4%
Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Crittenden (AR)  Marshall  Shelby (TN)  Tate  Tunica  

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Map of the DeSoto County area

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

Places in DeSoto County, Mississippi

  Airports     show all on map

Davis Field Airport, Delta Flying Service Inc Airport, Double O Ranch Airport, Eagles Ridge Airport, Hernando Village Airpark, Inc, Olive Branch Airport, Vaiden Landing Airport

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Cat Island Bend, Cow Island Bend, Horn Lake Cutoff

  Bridges     show all on map

Hollaway Bridge

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Alphaba - Cockrum - Ingrams Mill Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Alphaba - Cockrum - Ingrams Mill Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Bridgetown Fire Department, Davis Library, Dye Library, Eudora Fire Department, Fairhaven Volunteer Fire Department, First Regional Library, Hernando City Hall, Hernando Community Center, Hernando Fire Department Station 1, Hernando Fire Department Station 2, Hernando Fire Department Station 3, Horn Lake City Hall, Horn Lake Fire Department Station 1, Horn Lake Fire Department Station 2, Horn Lake Fire Department Station 3, Lewisburg Volunteer Fire Department - De Soto County Fire Station 2, Love Fire Department, Magnolia Grove, McIngvale Clock Museum, Nesbit Volunteer Fire Department Station 1, Nesbit Volunteer Fire Department Station 2, Olive Branch City Hall, Olive Branch Fire Department Station 1, Olive Branch Fire Department Station 2, Olive Branch Fire Department Station 3, Olive Branch Fire Department Station 4, Olive Branch Public Library, Southaven Ambulance Service, Southaven City Hall, Southaven Fire Department Station 1, Southaven Fire Department Station 2, Southaven Fire Department Station 3, Southaven Fire Department Station 4, Summers Hill Volunteer Fire Department Station 11, Summers Hill Volunteer Fire Department Station 15, Summershill Fire Station Number 2, Walls Fire Department

  Canals     show all on map

Byhalia Creek Canal, Camp Creek Canal, Red Banks Creek Canal

  Capes     show all on map

Hernando Point

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Avery Chapel Cemetery, Bakers Chapel Cemetery, Bass Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Blocker Cemetery, Botts Cemetery, Castleberry Cemetery, Center Hill Cemetery, Center Point Cemetery, Clemonts Cemetery, Cowan Cemetery, Cox Cemetery, Drain Family Cemetery, Enon Springs Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Farley Cemetery, Fountain Head Cemetery, Halliburton Cemetery, Ingram Cemetery, Jaybird Cemetery, Jeremiah Cemetery, Kelly Cemetery, Kelsey Cemetery, Knights Cemetery, Love Cemetery, Macedonia Cemetery, McGehee Cemetery, Mills Family Cemetery, Mount Austin Cemetery, Mount Olive Cemetery, Nesbit Cemetery, New Bethany Cemetery, New Bethany Cemetery, New Bethlehem Cemetery, New Hope Cemetery, Old Love Cemetery, Perry Cemetery, Phoenix Cemetery, Saint Thomas Cemetery, Shiloh Cemetery, Spring Hill Cemetery, Whites Chapel Cemetery, Wiggins Cemetery, Winbourn Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Bridgetown Census Designated Place, Lynchburg Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Avery Church, Bakers Chapel, Bethel Assembly of God Church, Bethel Church, Bethel Church of the Lord Jesus Christ, Bethlehem Church, Bethlehem Church, Botts Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Brown Missionary Baptist Church, Bullards Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Bynums Chapel, Cal Bluff Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Carriage Hills Baptist Church, Cedarview Baptist Church, Center Hill Baptist Church, Center Point Church, Chanels Chapel, Christ the King Catholic Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Church of God, Church of God, Church of God, Colonial Hills Baptist Church, Counts Chapel, Dalkhorn Church, Dean Hill Church, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Edgefield Church, Edmundson Church, Enon Springs Baptist Church, Eudora Baptist Church, Eudora Presbyterian Church, Fairhaven Baptist Church, Fairview Church, Faith Assembly of God Church, First Assembly of God Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church of Nesbit, First Christian Church, First Christian Church of Southaven, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, Fountain Head Church, Gateway Baptist Church, Glenn Chapel, Good Hope Church, Grays Creek Baptist Church, Greenbrook Baptist Church, Haliburton Church, Halliburton Church, Heritage Church of Jesus Christ, Hernando Church of Christ, Hernando United Methodist Church, Highway Baptist Church, Hines Chapel, Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Holy Spring Baptist Church, Horn Lake United Methodist Church, Hursts Chapel, Immanuel Baptist Church, Jeremiah African Methodist Episcopal Church, Knights Church, Lake View Church, Lakeside Church, Liberty Baptist Church, Liberty Hill Church, Longview Heights Baptist Church, Love Church, Macedonia Baptist Church, Maples Memorial United Methodist Church, Matts Chapel Church, Meadow Brook Baptist Church, Mid South Church of Christ, Mineral Wells Baptist Church, Mineral Wells Methodist Church, Minor Memorial Church, Moon Chapel, Morgan Grove Church, Morning Star Church, Mount Austin Church, Mount Olive Church, Mount Olive Church, Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, Mount Zion Church, Nesbit Church of Christ, New Bethany Church, New Bethlehem Church, New Hope Church, New Hope Church, New Prospect Baptist Church, Norfolk Church, Oak Grove Baptist Church, Oak Grove Church, Oak Grove Church, Oak Hill Church, Olive Branch Church of Christ, Oliver Chapel, Parkway Baptist Church, Payne Church, Pentacostal Church (historical), Pettis Chapel, Phoenix Church, Pleasant Grove Church, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Pleasant Hill Church, Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Possum Track Church, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Prospect Church, Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Saint Lukes Church of God in Christ, Saint Marys Church, Saint Matthews Church, Saint Pauls Church, Saint Thomas Church, Saint Timothys Episcopal Church, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, Sunrise Church, Temple Baptist Church, Trinity Church, Trinity Conservative Methodist Church, Union Hill Church, Whites Chapel Church, Wiggins Church, Zion Hill Church, Zion Number 2 Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Interchange 280, Interchange 284, Interchange 289, Interchange 291

  Dams     show all on map

Arkabutla Dam, Banks Land and Cattle Company Pond Dam, Bill Wallace Lake Dam, Bryan Swilley Pond Dam, Buena Vista Lake Dam, Buena Vista Lakes Dam, Buena Vista Lakes Dam, C C Herrington Lake Dam, Charles Long Pond Dam, Chickasaw Council Boy Scout Lake Dam, Chief Chisca Lake Dam, Delta Crest Subdivision Lake Dam, Dorothy Jones Pond Dam, E F Crenshaw Junior Pond Dam, Harry Madision Pond Dam, Hernando Sewage Lagoon Dam, Hugh Dancy Lake Dam, J A Earnheart Pond Dam, J A Whitten Lake Dam, J F Conger Pond Dam, J L Eason Junior Pond Dam, James O Rich Pond Dam, L A Thompson Pond Dam, Lake O' the Hills Dam, Libscomb Pond Dam, M F Harris Pond Dam, M J Simmons Pond Dam, McInguale Lake Dam, N B Gray Pond Dam, R E Selph Pond Dam, R E Selph Pond Dam, R O Dees Pond Dam, Ross Franks Pond Dam, T Caffey Robertson Lake Dam, T Caffey Robertson Pond Dam, Tom Clifton Pond Dam, Tom Milan Pond Dam, Twin Lakes Subdivision Lake Dam, Utkolb Pond Dam, W A Sanders Pond Dam, W H Austin Pond Dam, W T Hendricks Pond Dam, Woodland Lake Dam

  Guts     show all on map

Dead Negro Slough, Norfolk Bayou

  Hospitals     show all on map

Baptist Memorial Hospital, Parkwood Behavioral Health System Treatment Center

  Islands     show all on map

Cow Islands, Dooleys Island, Island Number 47, Island Number Fortyseven

  Lakes     show all on map

Horn Lake, Lake Cormorant, Mud Lake, Mud Lake, Norfolk Lake

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Norfolk Star Revetment, Pickett Revetment (historical)

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Bass Landing, Blue Goose (historical), Bluff (historical), Bullfrog Corner, Camp Currier, Carriage Hills Plaza Shopping Center, Centre Hill (historical), De Soto Front (historical), Dorion (historical), Fletchers Shop (historical), Freeport Industrial Park, Frees Corners, Grey Farm, Hernando Industrial Park, Highway Fiftyone Landing, Holiday Golf Course, Howards Store, McKays (historical), Metro Industrial Park, Mid-South Factory Outlet Shopping Center, Nemway, Newport Industrial Complex, Norfolk Landing (historical), Olive Branch Country Club, Olive Branch Industrial Park, Poplar Corners, Wilson Store, Wrights Store

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Arkabutla State Waterfowl Refuge, Boosters Club Park, Hernando Point Public Use Area, Horn Lake Community Park, Jaycees Park, North Abutment Public Use Area, Plantation Point Public Use Area, Pleasant Hill Public Use Area

  Populated Places     show all on map

Aldens, Alphaba, Barnesville, Bright, Buena Vista Lakes, Cedarview, Cockrum, Cub Lake, Days, De Soto Village, Deans Corner, Eudora, Fairhaven, Glover, Handy Corner, Hernando, Holly Hills, Horn Lake, Ingrams Mill, Jago, Lake Cormorant, Lake View, Lewisburg, Love, Lynchburg, Marienette, Maywood, Miller, Mineral Wells, Nesbit, Norfolk, Olive Branch, Penton, Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill, Plum Point, Robinson Gin, Southaven, Stonewall, Trinity, Twin Lakes, Walls, West Days, Wilco Estates

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Alphaba Post Office (historical), Bright Post Office (historical), Caldwell Post Office (historical), Cedarview Post Office (historical), Cockrum Post Office (historical), Cublake Post Office (historical), Days Post Office (historical), Desoto Front Post Office (historical), Eudora Post Office (historical), Glover Post Office (historical), Hernando Post Office, Horn Lake Post Office, Ingrams Mill Post Office (historical), Jago Post Office (historical), Kelly Post Office (historical), Lake Cormorant Post Office, Lake View Post Office (historical), Lewisburg Post Office (historical), Love Station Post Office (historical), Lynchburg Post Office (historical), Miller Post Office (historical), Mooretown Post Office (historical), Mussacunna Post Office (historical), Nesbitt Post Office (historical), Norfolk Post Office (historical), Olive Branch Post Office, Overpark Post Office (historical), Penton Post Office (historical), Pleasanthill Post Office (historical), Plumpoint Post Office (historical), Southaven Post Office, Walls Post Office, Wooten Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Arkabutla Lake, Chief Chisca Lake, Deer Track Lake, Koko Reef Lake, Lake Greenwood Leflore, Lake Larue, Lake Lipscomb, Lake Mussacuma, Lake O' the Hills, Maywood Lake, Rain Cloud Lake, Skybrand Lake, Sunrise Lake, Sunset Lake, Thunderbird Lake, Woodland Lake

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Bob White School, Botts School, Brewer School, Bullock School, Calvary Baptist School, Cathey School (historical), Center Point School, Chickasaw Elementary School, Cockrum School, Cowan School, Dalkhorn School, De Soto Center Northwest Mississippi Junior College, De Soto Vocational Technical Center, Desoto County Career Technology School, Drivers Number 1 School, Edgefield School (historical), Enon Springs School, Greenbrook Elementary School, Halliburton School (historical), Happy Times Day Care Center, Hernando Academy (historical), Hernando Elementary School, Hernando High School, Hernando Middle School, Highway Baptist School, Hope P Sullivan Elementary School, Hope Sullivan Elementary School, Horn Lake Elementary School, Horn Lake High School, Horn Lake Junior High School, Ivery Dale School, Kelly School, Knights School, Lake View School, Lebanon School, Maples Learning Center, Matts School, Moon School, Morgan Grove School, Nesbitt School (historical), New Hope School, New Hope School, Northwest Junior College Olive Branch Center, Oak Grove School (historical), Oak Hill School (historical), Olive Branch Elementary School, Olive Branch High School, Olive Branch Intermediate School, Olive Branch Middle School, Payne School, Pleasant Grove School, Prospect School (historical), Saint Marys School (historical), Shiloh School (historical), Southaven Elementary School, Southaven High School, Sunnyside School (historical), Sunrise School, Walls Elementary School, Whites Chapel School, Zion Hill School (historical)

  Streams     show all on map

Bean Patch Creek, Byhalia Creek, Camp Creek, Cane Creek, Caney Creek, Cow Pen Creek, Cub Lake Bayou, Dry Creek, Duck Pond Bayou, Grays Creek, Horn Lake Creek, Hurricane Creek, Jackson Creek, Johnson Creek, Jordan Creek, Little Jordan Creek, Mussacuna Creek, Nolehoe Creek, Panther Creek, Pigeon Roost Creek, Red Banks Creek, Rock Chute, Rocky Creek, Sam Creek, Short Branch, Whites Creek, Wolf Creek

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WVIM-FM (Coldwater),

DeSoto County, Mississippi Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteDeSoto County White population 122,077122,076  
BlackDeSoto County Black population 38,91838,918
MixedDeSoto County Mixed population 2,1622,162
American IndianDeSoto County American Indian population 665665
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDeSoto County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 166166

Additional population tables :
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