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DeSoto County, Florida
Seal of DeSoto County, Florida
Map
Map of Florida highlighting DeSoto County
Location in the state of Florida
Map of the USA highlighting Florida
Florida's location in the U.S.
Statistics
Founded May 19, 1887
Seat Arcadia
Largest City Arcadia
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

639 sq mi (1,655 km²)
637 sq mi (1,650 km²)
2.4 sq mi (6 km²), 0.4%
PopulationEst.
 - (2015)
 - Density

35,458
55/sq mi (21/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.desotobocc.com
Named for: Hernando de Soto

DeSoto County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, 32,209 people lived there. DeSoto County was formed in 1887.