DeSoto County is home to history-rich towns and historical attractions. Here you can explore our Mississippi Blues Trail Markers, learn the history of Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto at the DeSoto County Courthouse and the DeSoto County Museum.  You can also discover the history of DeSoto County at the museum from early Native Americans, Civil War battles to modern day celebrities like John Grisham and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, April 30th


Confederate Memorial Service and Picnic

Sunday, May 7th


DeSoto County Welcome Center Tourism Week

Friday, May 19th

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154th Battle of Hernando

Saturday, November 11th


17th Annual Veteran's Appreciation Luncheon