City of Hernando website
Hernando is the county seat for DeSoto Co Mississippi, in the most north western portion of the state. Hernando is one of about 50 cities in Mississippi to be included in the MS Main Street Assoc. In the heart of town is the old County Court House on the Square, which is the venue for many local seasonal activities such as; A' Fair a celebration of Arts in May , and the Heritage Festival in Oct. In Herenando there is also a museum of the counties history, a number of antique shops and verious specialty boutiques. Hernando is conveniently located at I-55 south from Memphis, which makes it easy access to area events in and around Memphis. Desoto county also has its own Civic center which plays host to various professional athletic competitions, music concerts and other entertainment.