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!


July 15thLibrary Board Meeting6:00 pmCity Hall
July 16thCity Council Meeting6:00 pmCity Hall
July 17thTrash & Recycling Pickup
July 24thTrash Pickup
July 31stTrash & Recycling Pickup
August 5thFree SA Food Pantry9 am - 12 pmCity Hall Parking Lot
August 7thTrash Pickup
August 14thTrash & Recycling Pickup
August 19thLibrary Board Meeting 6:00 pmCity Hall
August 20thCity Council Meeting6:00 pmCity Hall
August 21stTrash Pickup
August 24thDe Soto Fun DaysAll dayLittle Bridge Park
August 28thTrash & Recycling Pickup