Historical photo of Memorial Hall (Downtown Fire Station)
Picnic table at Riverfest Park overlooking the Kansas River
De Soto Aquatic Center
Main Street De Soto, 1940's
De Soto City Hall
De Soto Days carnival at Miller Park
Historical photo of Abbott Hall
The City of De Soto is situated in northwest Johnson County on the banks of the Kansas River. We are strategically located along the Kansas Highway 10 corridor between Kansas City and Lawrence.
With a strong local employment base, great schools, friendly people, and easy access to Kansas City and its suburbs, you can take advantage of the cultural aspects of a major metropolitan area while enjoying the quality of life advantages of a small town, rural lifestyle.