The city of Mesquite belongs to both the Kaufman and Dallas counties of Texas State in the United States. It is a suburban part of Dallas County. Mesquite city received its name from the Mesquite creek located nearby.
The city is called the 'Rodeo Capital of Texas', since it hosts the Mesquite Championship Rodeo. Mesquite city is experiencing a rapid growth in the economy. This city is a centre for some well known companies like Id Software.
As a result, the population of the city has reached 136,750 residents, as of 2007 census. The city is stretches across an area of 43.5 sq. miles.
Since, the city of Mesquite is located in the eastern half of Texas State; it experiences humid continental weather conditions. With the influence of such a climate, the summers here are humid and hot and winters are mild.
At times, the winters can be extreme. Tourists can visit at any time throughout the year. However, late winters are recommended.
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