Mesquite, TX
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Notable For

Mesquite is known for its Championship Rodeo, a staple in the community for over 50 years and a popular attraction for both locals and visitors. The Mesquite Arena, home to the rodeo, hosts concerts and a handful of other events throughout the year, and the Mesquite Arts Center features musical and theatrical productions. Downtown Mesquite is also full of entertainment and attractions, ensuring there is always something going on in this Texas community.

Cost of Living

Mesquite tends to be an affordable place to live in the Dallas County area. The median home price in Mesquite is below the state and national averages, and the city tends to be an affordable option for homebuyers, especially when compared to neighboring areas like Sunnyvale and Garland.


The city of Mesquite provides access to a network of nearby highways and interstates, including I-635, I-30, I-20, and Highway 80. Residents have easy access to Downtown Dallas, which is about a 20-minute drive, making it convenient for commuters who travel for work in the city. Mesquite is also about 45 minutes away from DFW International Airport, and a short trip from both Dallas Love Field and Mesquite Metro Airport.


Most of Mesquite is served by the Mesquite Independent School District, a large district consisting of 33 elementary schools, nine middle schools, and five high schools. Dallas Christian School is located in Mesquite, and the higher education institutions of Eastfield College, Columbia College Mesquite Campus, and Texas A&M University-Commerce are all located nearby.


Mesquite boasts a variety of attractions, including the popular Mesquite Championship Rodeo, Devil’s Bowl Speedway racing, Mesquite Arts Center, Mesquite Golf Club, and Samuell Farm, along with a variety of parks around the city. Mesquite is also a great place to get involved in sports—the city’s athletic facilities offer softball, baseball, soccer, and football fields, along with tennis courts and golf courses.

Historic downtown Mesquite is home to events and festivities throughout the year, including the popular Mesquite Marketplace, offering produce and goods from local growers and artisans. The city hosts holiday celebrations, family activities, movies in the park, and outdoor summer parties. Mesquite residents also have access to nearby attractions like Lake Ray Hubbard and additional entertainment and attractions in bustling Downtown Dallas.


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