Place:De Soto, Louisiana, United States

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NameDe Soto
Alt namesDe Sotosource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Desota Parishsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS22018791
DeSotosource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish
Coordinates32.067°N 93.767°W
Located inLouisiana, United States
See alsoCaddo, Louisiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
Natchitoches, Louisiana, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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DeSoto Parish (French: Paroisse DeSoto) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its seat is Mansfield. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,656.

DeSoto Parish is part of the ShreveportBossier City Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Shreveport–Bossier City–Minden Combined Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 8,023
1860 13,298
1870 14,962
1880 15,603
1890 19,860
1900 25,063
1910 27,689
1920 29,376
1930 31,016
1940 31,803
1950 24,398
1960 24,248
1970 22,764
1980 25,727
1990 25,346

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~lasdesoto/


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