Lookup Public Records in DeSoto CountyFlorida. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

DeSoto County, Florida Overview

DeSoto County is located in the state of Florida. The county was formed in May 19, 1887 and named after Hernando de Soto. The county seat is Arcadia. As of 2013, the county has a population of 34517. The county has a total area of 639 square miles, 637 square miles of which is land, and 2.4 square miles is water. The county consists of 3 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 34266 recorded as the one with the largest population. DeSoto County borders the following counties: Hardee County, FL to the north; Charlotte County, FL to the south; Highlands County, FL to the east; Sarasota County, FL to the west; Manatee County, FL to the northwest, and; Glades County, FL to the southeast.

DeSoto County Clerk Information

The Property Appraiser of DeSoto County, Florida is charged with placing a fair and equitable market value on every parcel of property both real estate and tangible in our county. The property appraiser also

  • tracks ownership changes;
  • maintains maps of parcel boundaries;
  • keeps descriptions of buildings and property characteristics up to date;
  • accepts and approves applications from individuals eligible for exemptions and other forms of property tax relief;
  • and most importantly, analyzes trends in sales prices, construction costs, and rents to best estimate the value of all assessable property.

    The Property Appraiser website contains a Real Property Record Search, where you can put in several search parameters, ranging from name and address to structure. CAMA data, as well as GIS data, is also available in their site as downloadable password protected ZIP files. Please contact the DeSoto County Property Appraiser at 863-993-4866 to gain access to this data.
    Clerk of Court Information
    Court records can be searched through an online database available. Four access options, the Public one allowing anonymous searching, while the other three requiring a username and password. Public records can be searched in their website, where you can put in several search parameters, like name and date range, and records from different courts can be searched.

    Below is the physical address of the Clerk of Court Office:
    115 East Oak Street, Room 101
    Arcadia, FL 34266

    DeSoto, FL Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200936,951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,852
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009124
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009139
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200952
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009578
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,626
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200983
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009944
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009165
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,573
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009173
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,401
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009766
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009154
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009392
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200976
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009488
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009703
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009150
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009205
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009100
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009229
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009480
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200916,971
    DeSoto County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in DeSoto County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
    State Law:Marriage; Domestic Violence – Title XLIII, Chapter 741
    All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
    Office:DeSoto County Marriage License
    Location:201 East Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida, 34266
    Phone:941-993-4876

    Desoto County Clerk

    Address: 115 E Oak St, Arcadia, FL 34266, United States
    County Government Office Phone: 863-993-4876

    Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at 10:00am
    Crash on MS 302 at US 51 in #DeSotoCounty is impacting the westbound lanes. Expect delays. Map impact >> https://t.co/ZTJgZ0hKB2 #MShwys
    Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at 9:58am
    Crash on MS 302 at US 51 in #DeSotoCounty is impacting the westbound lanes. Expect delays. Map impact >> https://t.co/ZTJgZ0hKB2 #MShwys
    Sunday, November 18th, 2018 at 9:55am
    Crash on MS 302 at US 51 in #DeSotoCounty is impacting the westbound lanes. Expect delays. Map impact >> https://t.co/ZTJgZ0hKB2 #MShwys
    Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 8:24am
    UPDATE: Crash on MS 302 westbound before US 51 in #DeSotoCounty has been CLEARED.
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