About This Place
De Soto is a city in Dallas County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,009 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.
De Soto is located at 41°31′52″N 94°0′30″W / 41.53111°N 94.00833°W / 41.53111; -94.00833 (41.531060, -94.008423).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km²), all of it land.