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A wealth of small-town charm and a spectacular location in the Dallas and Fort Worth Area define DeSoto, the All-America City. This quaint community resides within 15 miles of downtown Dallas in the southwest corner of Dallas County. Sloping hills and lush thickets of trees abound in DeSoto, home to a wealth of parks and natural areas that provide an idyllic venue for an outdoor getaway. In addition to its fresh air and breathtaking vistas, you’ll find a cultural mecca with plenty of family-friendly events throughout the year. In addition, many of the top attractions in the Dallas and Fort Worth Area are just a stone’s throw away, making DeSoto a great place to stay to experience the best of the Metroplex.

  • Population: 52,988
  • Median Age: 38.9
  • Median Household Income: $ 71,578
  • Median Property Value: $ 169,800
With a current enrollment of over 8,700 students, the DeSoto Independent School District is a small, suburban district 15 miles south of Dallas. The 23 square mile district serves students in the communities of DeSoto, Glenn Heights and Ovilla with ten campuses. The district enjoys community support of academics and athletics, along with taxpayer support for upgraded facilities, technology and instructional. Every school provides outstanding academic instruction supported by pyramids of intervention, enrichment, and privileges. Learn more about the district and schools here.
  • Historic Nance Farm
  • Metroplex BMX
  • Texas Helicopter Experience
  • Windmill Hill Nature Preserve
  • Roma’s Italian Bistro of Desoto
  • Ojeda’s
  • BH Lounge of Desoto
  • Mother’s Basket
  • Shells and Tails 2 Geaux
  • Evan’s Bar-B-Que Seafood & Catfish
  • Delightful Sweets
  • Brookhollow Desoto Shopping Center
  • Northgate Plaza Shopping Center
  • Grow Desoto Marketplace
  • Briarwood Park
  • Les Zeiger Park
  • Windmill Hill Nature Preserve
  • Desoto BMX Track
  • Grimes Park
  • Moseley Pool

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