Deszczno [ˈdɛʂt͡ʂnɔ] (German: Dechsel) is a village in Gorzów County, Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland. It is the seat of the gmina (administrative district) called Gmina Deszczno. It lies approximately 9 km (6 mi) south-east of Gorzów Wielkopolski.
The settlement in the Neumark region was first mentioned in 1344 deed issued by Margrave Louis of Brandenburg, granting it to the city of Landsberg. Before 1945 the area was part of Germany (see Territorial changes of Poland after World War II).
The village has a population of 1,100.
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