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Mesquite, Texas
City
City of Mesquite
Top to bottom, left to right: AMC 30 Mesquite, Stephen Decatur Lawrence Farmstead, Mesquite Memorial Stadium, Mesquite Metro Airport hangar, Mesquite High School, and Mesquite Tower
Top to bottom, left to right: AMC 30 Mesquite, Stephen Decatur Lawrence Farmstead, Mesquite Memorial Stadium, Mesquite Metro Airport hangar, Mesquite High School, and Mesquite Tower
Nickname(s): 
Rodeo Capital of Texas
Motto(s): 
Real. Texas. Flavor.
Location within and around Dallas County
Location within and around Dallas County
Mesquite is located in Texas
Mesquite
Mesquite
Location within Texas
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Mesquite is located in the United States
Mesquite
Mesquite
Mesquite (the United States)
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Coordinates: 32°46′58″N 96°36′36″W / 32.78278°N 96.61000°W / 32.78278; -96.61000Coordinates: 32°46′58″N 96°36′36″W / 32.78278°N 96.61000°W / 32.78278; -96.61000
Country United States
State Texas
Counties Dallas, Kaufman
Government
 • Type Council-Manager
 • City Mayor Stan Pickett
 • City Manager Cliff Keheley
Area
 • Total 46.2 sq mi (119.6 km2)
 • Land 46.0 sq mi (119.2 km2)
 • Water 0.20 sq mi (0.52 km2)
Elevation
495 ft (151 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 139,824
 • Estimate 
(2018)
142,816
 • Density 3,128/sq mi (1,207.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
75149, 75150, 75181
Area code(s) 214, 469, 972
FIPS code 48-47892[1]
GNIS feature ID 1341400[2]
Website cityofmesquite.com