Welcome to De Soto!

The City of De Soto is located right off exit 110 at the intersection of Interstate 80 & Highway 169. Just 10+ minutes from the capital city’s suburbs, our town’s residents have an easy commute to work & entertainment in the Des Moines Metropolitan area. 

Established in 1868, De Soto has always taken great pride in our small town values. We identify as a family oriented & economically strong community, with a business friendly atmosphere that offers great opportunities for everyone. De Soto strives to possess a strong character built upon a solid foundation by our Community Leaders, Library, Police, Fire, & Public Works Departments. More info & location details of our various departments can be found by clicking the links provided. 

Thank you for visiting!


May 14thFree Produce Day10:00 am - 6:00 pmDe Soto Public Library
May 15thTrash Pickup
May 16thLego Family Night6:00 pm - 7:30 pmDe Soto Public Library
May 20thLibrary Board Meeting6:00 pmDe Soto City Hall
May 21stCity Hall Meeting6:00 pmDe Soto City Hall
May 22nd
Trash & Recycling Pickup
May 29thTrash Pickup