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De Soto Parish, LA
The parish was named for Hernando de Soto, explorer

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De Soto Parish is one of 64 parishes in Louisiana.

The parish is in the Shreveport-Bossier City metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 26,231. This was an increase of  2.89% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
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$28,252
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our De Soto Parish demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in De Soto Parish was $20,757. This was an increase of 20.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 67% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Mansfield

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5% of De Soto Parish residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the De Soto Parish ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in De Soto Parish include Allen Cemetery, Barber Cemetery, Bethlehem Cemetery, Cook Cemetery, Creswell Cemetery, Dill Cemetery, Ebenezer Cemetery, Evergreen Cemetery, Flanagan Cemetery, Flores Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in De Soto Parish include Grand Cane, Keachi, Logansport, Longstreet, Mansfield, Naborton, South Mansfield, Stanley, Stonewall ... View communities

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Colleges in De Soto Parish include Louisiana Technical College - Mansfield Campus ... View colleges

School districts in De Soto Parish include Desoto Parish Schools Board ... View school districts

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Libraries in De Soto Parish include Desoto Parish Library, Logansport Branch, Pelican Branch, Stonewall Branch ... View libraries

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De Soto Parish supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our De Soto Parish political report.

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