DeSoto County

DeSoto County (HM1DKK)

Location: Arcadia, FL 34266 Desoto County
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Country: United States of America
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N 27° 12.903', W 81° 51.515'

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Named after the great Spanish conquistador and Florida explorer Hernando De Soto, the county was created out of Manatee County in 1887. The area's original inhabitants were Caloosa Indians. In early Florida history the region was the scene of numerous Indian battles. The county's 416,640 acres offer a diversified economy of citrus, cattle, agriculture and industry. Arcadia is the county seat.
Marker NumberF-61
Placed ByFlorida Board of Parks and Memorials
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 6:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 414976 N 3010545
Decimal Degrees27.21505000, -81.85858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 27° 12.903', W 81° 51.515'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds27° 12' 54.18" N, 81° 51' 30.90" W
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Area Code(s)863
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 E Oak St, Arcadia FL 34266, US
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