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DeSoto County, Florida
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Founded May 19, 1887
County Seat Arcadia
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

De Soto County Courthouse
 115 Oak Street
Arcadia, FL 33821
Phone: 862.993.4876

County Judge has probate records from 1887.
Clerk Ciruit Court has divorce, court and land records from 1887. [1]

History

Parent County

1887--DeSoto County was created 19 May 1887 from Manatee County.
County seat: Arcadia [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

Cemeteries

FLGenWeb Project,Inc. Desoto Countycemetery Index

Census

Desoto County Federal Census Index-FLGenWeb Project,Inc.

For tips on accessing DeSoto County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida Census.


Church

Churches of Desoto County,Fl.-FLGenWeb Project,Inc.

Court

Land

Florida Territorial Land Records

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Military Index, Desoto County,Fl.-FLGenWeb Project,Inc.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Desoto County Florida, Obituary Index- FLGenWeb Project,Inc.

  • Florida Obituaries  -  Obituary transcriptions from Florida counties -  USGenWeb Obituaries Project

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), DeSoto County, Florida Page 134 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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