Welcome To De Soto, Iowa

The city of De Soto has a distinct identity – a family-friendly and economically strong community with a business friendly atmosphere that offers great opportunities for both businesses, and residents alike.

The city of De Soto is located at the intersection of Interstate 80 and Highway 169, just 15 miles from West Des Moines at exit 110. The city of De Soto is a wonderful community for families both large and small with an easy commute to work and entertainment in the greater Des Moines area.

Established in 1868, De Soto has always taken great pride in our small town values.  De Soto continues to possess a strong character built upon a solid foundation by our Community Leaders along with the LibraryPoliceFire, and Public Works departments.  Locations and contact information for the various departments can be found by clicking the links provided.

Thank you, we look forward to your visit.


October 3rdSalvation Army Mobile Social Service Center9:00AM - 11:00AMDe Soto Public Library
October 5thTrash Pickup
October 5thSoup & Cards @ the Library11:30AMDe Soto Public Library
October 14thFree Veggie Giveaway4:00PM - 6:00PMDe Soto Public Library
October 17thLibrary Board Meeting7:00PMDe Soto City Hall
October 18thCity Council Meeting7:00PMDe Soto City Hall
October 22ndCommunity Halloween Party1:00PM - 3:00PMLittle Bridges Park
October 24thWater Treatment Plant Open House4:00PM - 8:00PM33814 Overton Circle
October 25thPinterest Night - Registration required5:30PM - 7:00PMDe Soto Public Library
October 25thFree Veggie Giveaway4:00PM - 6:00PMDe Soto Public Library
October 27thPajama Storytime
(Up to age 10)
5:30PMDe Soto Public Library
October 30thBeggar's Night6PM - 8PMDe Soto Public Library