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Hernando is a city in DeSoto County, in the Memphis metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for explorer Hernando De Soto
The latitude of Hernando is 34.823N. The longitude is -89.993W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 381 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,344.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hernando demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DeSoto County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Memphis area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38632 ZIP code.
6% of Hernando residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hernando ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hernando was $20,731, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Hernando residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hernando, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $407. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $949.
Libraries in Hernando include Hernando Public Library ... View libraries
DeSoto County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hernando political report.
The average commute time for Hernando workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hernando, MSPros: Good family environment
Cons: Very little entertainment
Must drive to do anything
This is a good place to Raise a family and settle downBlog about Hernando
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