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DeSoto Parish
Louisiana

DeSoto Parish information, links, and neighbors

DeSoto Parish information:

   Population: 26,656 (2010); 25,494 (2000); 25,346 (1990)
   Land area 877 square miles.
   Parish seat: Mansfield

Links:

   Wikipedia article on DeSoto Parish
   Histopolis page for DeSoto Parish
   DeSoto Parish Courthouse images from postcards at CourthouseHistory.com
   Capital Impact: DeSoto Parish -- officials, addresses, and political, economic, education data
   DeSoto Parish LAGenWeb page -- genealogical, historical information and queries
(if this link doesn't work, find the new one through the USGenWeb national site).
   DeSoto Parish page at Interment.Net (Cemetery Records Online).

Neighboring areas:

   North: Caddo Parish
   East: Red River Parish
   Southeast: Natchitoches Parish; Sabine Parish
   Southwest: Shelby County, Tex.
   West: Panola County, Tex.

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