Mesquite is a suburban city east of Dallas, Texas. Most of the city lies in Dallas County, with a small portion extending into Kaufman County. Mesquite is bordered to the west by Dallas, to the north by Garland, to the northeast by Sunnyvale and Samuell Farm, to the south by Seagoville and Dallas, and to the southwest by Balch Springs. It is positioned along four major highways (Interstates 30, 635, and 20, and U.S. Route 80). The approximate latitude and longitude coordinates of Mesquite are 32° 46' N / 96° 35' W.
Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.
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Mesquite by the Numbers
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|150,108||2020||United States Census Bureau|
|140,594||2019||Texas Demographic Center|
|139,824||2010||United States Census Bureau|
|124,523||2000||United States Census Bureau|
|101,484||1990||United States Census Bureau|
|67,053||1980||United States Census Bureau|
|55,131||1970||United States Census Bureau|
|27,526||1960||United States Census Bureau|
|1,696||1950||United States Census Bureau|
|1,045||1940||United States Census Bureau|
|729||1930||United States Census Bureau|
|674||1920||United States Census Bureau|
|687||1910||United States Census Bureau|
|406||1900||United States Census Bureau|
|135||1890||United States Census Bureau|