DeSoto Parish, Louisiana
|Parish of DeSoto|
|Named for||settler, Marcel DeSoto|
|Largest municipality||Stonewall (area)|
|• Total||2,320 km2 (895 sq mi)|
|• Land||2,270 km2 (876 sq mi)|
|• Water||50 km2 (19 sq mi)|
|• percentage||5 km2 (2.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||12/km2 (30/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Website||DeSoto Parish Government|
DeSoto Parish (French: Paroisse DeSoto) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 26,656. The parish seat and most populous municipality is Mansfield. The parish was formed in 1843.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 6, 2011. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
- "DeSoto Parish". www.sfasu.edu. Center for Regional Heritage Research. Retrieved September 3, 2014.