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February 9, 1836, marks the calendar as the day DeSoto County was established. Its
name honoring the Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto, who according to legend passed away there in May of 1542, although
there are no known facts to support it.
Cities, Towns & Villages
Addresses & Off-Site Links
475 West Commerce Street
Hernando, Mississippi, 38632, Phone: (662) 429-9092
Desoto County Chancery Clerk
2535 Highway 51 South, Room 104
Hernando, Mississippi, 38632, Phone: (662)429-1318
Desoto County Circuit Clerk
2535 Highway 51 South
Hernando, Mississippi, 38632, Phone: (662) 429-1325
P O Box 607
Hernando, Mississippi, 38632, Phone: (662) 429-1310
First Regional Library
370 West Commerce Street
Hernando, Mississippi, 38632, Phone: (662) 429-4439
-- The Desoto Times
8710 Northwest Drive
Southaven, Mississippi, 38671, Phone: (662) 393-6939, Fax: (662) 393-7294
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