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.De soto
Each school day, the district welcomes more than 7,000 students through the doors of its 12 campuses with seven elementary schools, three middle schools, and two high schools. USD 232 encompasses an area of nearly 100 square miles in northwest Johnson County and draws from the communities of De Soto, Shawnee, Lenexa, a portion of Olathe, and unincorporated areas of the county.
The De Soto Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is dedicated to the economic well-being of our community and the advancement of commercial, industrial, professional, educational and civic interests therein. Over 180 area businesses and organizations are members of the De Soto Chamber of Commerce. We are a growing organization that strives to help businesses succeed in our community. By being a member of the Chamber, you are playing a meaningful role in shaping the future of our community!
Arbor Ridge is within 5 miles of 9 moderately priced restaurants and has an average variety of cuisines.food
DeSoto is home to four park properties, a Community Center, Sunflower ball fields, and an Aquatic Center.Recreation
Arbor Ridge is within 10 miles of 9 golf courses, 5 parks, 2 lakes, and a dog park. Enjoy a variety of outdoor actives.parks