Part of the Best Southwest area near Dallas, Texas, along with Cedar Hill, Duncanville and Lancaster, DeSoto was first settled back in 1847, which makes it one of the oldest communities in North Texas. The city of DeSoto is considered the largest and most diverse city in southwest Dallas County. The city's population, estimated to be over 47,000 people, has tripled since 1980.
Local Newspapers: Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star Telegram Courier
Local Sports Teams: Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys, Stars and Mavericks
Local Colleges: State UniversityTCU
Zip Codes associated with desoto, texas: 75115, 75123
Towns/Cities near desoto, texas : Cedar Hill, Glenn Heights, Duncanville, Ovilla, Oak Leaf, Lancaster
March 2 2015 the Desoto Police Department partnered with the Texas Department of Transportation in an effort to combat impaired driving. Throughout this period, the Desoto Police Department deployed specified patrol units throughout city streets, and Interstate I-35E, to aggressively locate impaired drivers.18th Annual Senior Symposium & Health Fair Sponsored by DeSoto PD - May 12th
Tuesday May 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. DESOTO TOWN CENTER 207 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, Texas 75115. Residents of DeSoto age 55 and older are eligible to attend but must register.is soliciting Requests for Proposal on Consultancy Services for a new Fire Station
SOLICITATION NUMBER: FDA-1501-RFQ RELEASE DATE: March 22, 2015 DUE DATE: April 16, 2015 at 2:00 P.M. The City of DeSoto, Texas, is accepting sealed RFQ proposals for Architectural/Engineering Consultancy Services for Fire Station & Administration Building Constructioon. Sealed RFQ proposals will be received and time stamped at the Action Center located at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road, DeSoto, TX 75115 until 2:00 P.M. on April 16, 2015.Red Oak Man Sentenced in Collin County Mortgage Fraud
Hearns, 34, of Desoto, Texas, was indicted along with King by a federal grand jury on Apr. 11, 2013, for violations related to the mortgage fraud scheme. The indictment for Hearns was superceded in April 2014, for violations of conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to commit bank fraud.Texas firefighter rescues frightened pup from pond and offers to give him a home
On Wednesday morning, a small dog who was stranded in the middle of a pond, was rescued by a Desoto, Texas, Fire Department Swiftwater Rescue expert. According to the DeSoto Fire Department, animal control reached out to the fire administration for assistance for the frightened black dog, who was stuck in the middle of the water, on a tiny platform, in the midst of a rainstorm.Bill would give Dallas ISD some options from failed home-rule proposal
Just months after efforts to transform Dallas ISD into a home-rule charter failed, a new bill filed in the Texas Legislature proposes to overhaul the district with some of the same options. The bill, by Rep. Rafael Anchia, D-Dallas, would allow local voters to decide whether to reshape how the Dallas Independent School District is governed and whether to start the school year earlier in August.DeSoto will participate in the Great Texas Warrant Roundup March 7 - 23rd
You can come to the DeSoto Municipal Court located in City Hall at 211 E. Pleasant Run Road Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Judge Kurth is present and available to meet with defendants throughout the day. Additionally, the Judge holds a docket every day at 10:30 a.m. which is a great time for defendants to come to the court and speak directly with him to resolve their outstanding warrants.Open Records Request
Vital Statistics can include Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Marriage Licenses, Divorce Decrees, Naturalization Documentation, Adoption Records, and Land Records. The City of DeSoto is not a repository for Vital Statistics.The HOA Involvement Workshop is Saturday, March 7, 2015
Join us for the tenth annual HOA Involvement Workshop on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9 to 11:30 am at City Hall. Information is a key element in effective neighborhood involvement and this workshop is designed to provide representatives of DeSoto's neighborhood and homeowners' associations with the information they need to make their neighborhood a better, safer place to live.
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