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De Soto, Nebraska
|Elevation||1,007 ft (307 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
De Soto is an unincorporated community in Washington County, Nebraska, United States. It was named in honor of the sixteenth-century Spanish explorer, Hernando De Soto. De Soto was founded in 1855 and served as the county seat from 1858-1866. During its heyday, the town hosted many flourishing new businesses: hotels, saloons, stores, newspapers and banks.
De Soto contains farmland with about three families residing there.
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