Historic DeSoto County Courthouse

The DeSoto County Courthouse is the anchor of Hernando Square, built in 1942 after the previous French Castle courthouse burned in 1940. Learn the history of famed Spanish explorer Hernando DeSoto, who explored this area in 1541–1542, through the restored paintings that depict Hernando DeSoto’s voyage to discover the Mississippi river.

The address for the courthouse is 2535 Highway 51 South, Hernando, Mississippi 38632, United States.

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Latitude: 34.833756 Longitude: -89.994838 Elevation: 337 ft
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Open Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Visitor Fees

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