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.


June 23rdStory Time11:30 AMDe Soto Public Library
June 23rdOutdoor Family Night5:00PM to 7:00 PMDe Soto Public Library
June 28thCraft Camp4:00PMDe Soto Public Library
June 30thStory Time11:30 AMDe Soto Public Library
June 30thOutdoor Family Night5:00PM to 7:00 PMDe Soto Public Library
July 6thMagnificent Mess -Come to the library to make all sorts of messes! Ice cube painting, liquid chalk, slime & more! All ages11:00 AMDe Soto Public Library
July 16thLibrary Summer Reading Carnival -Come celebrate the end of the summer program with a carnival at Little Bridge Park. Face painting, balloon animals, snow cones & more! All ages11:00 AM to 1:00 PMLittle Bridge Park
September 17thDe Soto Fun DayLittle Bridge Park