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Encyclopedia > Mesquite, Texas

Mesquite is a suburb of Dallas, Texas, located in Dallas County and Kaufman County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 124,523. The city is home to the Mesquite Championship Rodeo, the "Rodeo Capital of Texas," and to computer video game producer id Software, creators of Doom and Quake. Mesquite is also home to the 2001 State Champion Mesquite Skeeters high school football team. It has been suggested that Suburbia be merged into this article or section. ... Aerial view of Dallas Nickname: Big D Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... Dallas County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Kaufman County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The Mesquite Championship Rodeo is a rodeo located in Mesquite, Texas that operates during rodeo season (roughly April through September). ... Id Software is a computer game developer based in Mesquite, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. ... Doom (or DOOM) is a 1993 computer game by id Software that is among the landmark titles in the first-person shooter genre. ... Zombies attacking the player. ...

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History

The city was created on May 22, 1873 by A.R. Alcott, a Texas & Pacific Railway engineer, who purchased land along the Texas & Pacific line outside of Dallas. The railroad, which ran from Dallas to Shreveport, began stopping at the newly-created town shortly thereafter and the city began to grow around the railroad. The city was officially incorporated on December 3, 1887. May 22 is the 142nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (143rd in leap years). ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... Missouri Pacific (MoPac; AAR reporting mark MP) was one of the first railroads in the United States west of the Mississippi River. ... Shreveport, Louisiana is temporarily the second largest city and the third largest metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana, USA. It is located in Caddo Parish, and as of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 200,145. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1887 is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar). ...


Mesquite prospered in the late 19th to the early 20th century and became a growing farming community, growing cotton, hay, corn and sugar and using the railroad line to ship the raw goods. The town remained predominantly agrarian until after World War II, when the boom in suburbs also took root in Mesquite as new subdivisions were created. The population exploded, growing from 1,696 in the 1950 census to 27,526 in 1960 and 55,131 in 1970. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Bales of hay on a farm near Ames, Iowa A farm is the basic unit in agriculture. ... Picking cotton in Georgia Cotton is a soft fiber that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant, a shrub native to the tropical and subtropical regions of both the Old World and the New World. ... Rolled bales of hay on a farm near Ames, Iowa Hay from Romania Hay is dried grass (and pasture flowers) used to feed domestic animals at places or times where there is not enough (fresh) grass or when fresh grass by itself is too rich in some qualities for easy... Binomial name Zea mays L. Maize (Zea mays ssp. ... Magnified view of refined sugar crystals. ... Combatants Allied Powers Axis Powers Commanders {{{commander1}}} {{{commander2}}} Strength {{{strength1}}} {{{strength2}}} Casualties 17 million military deaths 7 million military deaths World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a mid-20th century conflict that engulfed much of the globe and is accepted as the largest and deadliest... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ...


In 1958, the Mesquite Championship Rodeo was established and in 1959, Big Town Mall was constructed, the first enclosed mall in the Southwest. 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Mesquite Championship Rodeo is a rodeo located in Mesquite, Texas that operates during rodeo season (roughly April through September). ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Big Town Mall, located at 800 Big Town Shopping Ctr. ... A mall is a shaded avenue or open space, such as The Mall in London or The Mall in Washington DC. In recent decades in many countries, the word mall has also come to mean a shopping mall. ...


By 1970, LBJ Freeway (I-635) was constructed, connecting Mesquite to its neighbors, Garland to the north and Balch Springs to the south. Also in the 1970s, Town East Mall was constructed. Its associated traffic and shops would continue to grow the town. By the 1990 census, the town had grown to 101,484 people, nearly twice the population twenty years earlier. 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Interstate 635 (abbreviated I-635 or in Texas IH-635) is a partial loop around Dallas, Texas between Interstate 20 in Balch Springs, Texas and Texas State Highway 121 at the north entrance of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. ... Garland is a suburb of Dallas, Texas, located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Balch Springs is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... The 1970s in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1970 and 1979. ... This article is about the year. ...


In 1986, the Mesquite Arena (now named Resistol Arena) opened its doors for the Mesquite Championship Rodeo. By 1998, the facility was expanded to include a Convention Center, Exhibition Hall and a Hampton Inn & Suites. 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


Geography

Location of Mesquite, Texas

Mesquite is located at 32°46'58" North, 96°36'36" West (32.782878, -96.609862)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias TX county maps by Seth Ilys. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 112.6 km² (43.5 mi²). 112.5 km² (43.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.12% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Education

Mesquite Independent School District takes students in most of Mesquite. A portion of Mesquite is served by Dallas Independent School District. The miniscule Kaufman County portion is served by Forney Independent School District. The Mesquite Independent School District is a school district in Mesquite, Texas (incorporating most of Mesquite and portions of Balch Springs, Dallas, and Garland as well as serving all high school students of Sunnyvale) which follows the standard definition of an independent school district. ... Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts DISD Logo The Dallas Independent School District (DISD) is a school district based in Dallas, Texas. ...


The Mesquite ISD portion is served by several high schools: Mesquite High School, North Mesquite High School, West Mesquite High School, John Horn High School, and Poteet High School. Mesquite High School is a secondary school in Mesquite, Texas. ... North Mesquite High School is a secondary school in Mesquite, Texas. ...


Transportation

Mesquite is served by a private airport, the Mesquite Metro Airport. The airport is strictly non-commercial, accomodating mostly private propellor planes and small jet airplanes. The airport includes only one major runway.


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 124,523 people, 43,926 households, and 32,900 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,107.3/km² (2,868.1/mi²). There are 46,245 housing units at an average density of 411.2/km² (1,065.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 73.54% White, 13.32% African American, 0.60% Native American, 3.75% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 6.43% from other races, and 2.31% from two or more races. 15.66% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 43,926 households out of which 43.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% are married couples living together, 14.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% are non-families. 20.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.82 and the average family size is 3.27. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 19.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.2 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $50,424, and the median income for a family is $56,357. Males have a median income of $37,756 versus $29,905 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,890. 6.8% of the population and 5.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.8% of those under the age of 18 and 6.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Constructions

  • Mesquite Tower, a lattice tower of unusual design.
  • Town East Tower is the tallest inhabited building in Mesquite, standing seven stories high.

Mesquite Tower is a free-standing lattice tower at Mequite, Texas, USA at 32°4546. ...

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos


The Handbook of Texas (ISBN 0-87611-151-7) is a comprehensive encyclopedia of Texas geography, history, and historical persons published jointly by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) and the General Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin. ...

Flag of Texas Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Counties Collin | Dallas | Denton | Ellis | Henderson | Hood | Hunt | Johnson | Kaufman | Parker | Rockwall | Tarrant
Pop. Over 500,000 Dallas | Fort Worth
200,000 - 500,000 Arlington | Garland | Plano
100,000 - 200,000 Carrollton | Grand Prairie | Irving | Mesquite
50,000 - 100,000 Denton | Flower Mound | Frisco | Lewisville | McKinney | North Richland Hills | Richardson
10,000 - 50,000 Addison | Allen | Athens | Azle | Balch Springs | Bedford | Benbrook | Burleson | Cedar Hill | Cleburne | Colleyville | Coppell | DeSoto | Duncanville | Ennis | Euless | Farmers Branch | Forest Hill | Grapevine | Greenville | Haltom City | Highland Village | Hurst | Keller | Lancaster | Mansfield | Rockwall | Rowlett | Sachse | Seagoville | Southlake | Terrell | The Colony | University Park | Watauga | Waxahachie | Weatherford | White Settlement | Wylie
Under 10,000 Aledo | Alma | Alvarado | Anna | Annetta | Annetta North | Annetta South | Argyle | Aubrey | Bardwell | Bartonville | Berryville | Brownsboro | Blue Mound | Blue Ridge | Briar | Briaroaks | Caddo Mills | Campbell | Caney City | Celeste | Celina | Chandler | Cockrell Hill | Coffee City | Combine | Commerce | Cool | Copper Canyon | Corinth | Corral City | Cottonwood | Crandall | Cross Roads | Cross Timber | Crowley | Dalworthington Gardens | Double Oak | Eagle Mountain | Edgecliff Village | Enchanted Oaks | Eustace | Everman | Fairview | Farmersville | Fate | Ferris | Forney | Garrett | Glenn Heights | Godley | Granbury | Grandview | Grays Prairie | Gun Barrel City | Hackberry | Haslet | Hawk Cove | Heath | Hebron | Hickory Creek | Highland Park | Hudson Oaks | Hutchins | Italy | Josephine | Joshua | Justin | Kaufman | Keene | Kemp | Kennedale | Krugerville | Krum | Lake Dallas | Lakeside | Lakewood Village | Lake Worth | Lavon | Lincoln Park | Lipan | Little Elm | Log Cabin | Lone Oak | Lowry Crossing | Lucas | Mabank | Malakoff | Marshall Creek | Maypearl | McLendon-Chisholm | Melissa | Midlothian | Milford | Millsap | Mobile City | Moore Station | Murchison | Murphy | Nevada | Newark | New Hope | Neylandville | Northlake | Oak Grove | Oak Leaf | Oak Ridge | Oak Point | Oak Trail Shores | Ovilla | Palmer | Pantego | Parker | Payne Springs | Pecan Acres | Pecan Hill | Pecan Plantation | Pelican Bay | Pilot Point | Ponder | Princeton | Prosper | Post Oak Bend City | Poynor | Quinlan | Red Oak | Rendon | Reno | Richland Hills | Rio Vista | River Oaks | Roanoke | Rosser | Royse City | Saginaw | Saint Paul | Sanctuary | Sanger | Sansom Park | Seven Points | Shady Shores | Springtown | Star Harbor | Sunnyvale | Talty | Telico | Tolar | Tool | Trinidad | Trophy Club | Van Alstyne | Venus | West Tawakoni | Westlake | Westminster | Weston | Westover Hills | Westworth Village | Wilmer | Willow Park | Wolfe City
† - County Seat. Bolded cities are considered "principal cities."



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Johnson County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Kaufman County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Parker County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Rockwall County, a county located in the state of Texas, is Texas smallest county in area. ... Tarrant County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Aerial view of Dallas Nickname: Big D Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... Fort Worth is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located about 30 miles (50 km) west of Dallas on the West Fork of the Trinity River. ... Nickname: none Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Garland is a suburb of Dallas, Texas, located in Dallas County, Texas. ... City nickname: An All-American City Location Location within the state of Texas Government County Collin County Mayor Pat Evans Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 185. ... City nickname: none Location in the state of Texas Counties Collin County Dallas County Denton County Mayor Becky Miller Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 36. ... Grand Prairie is a city located in Dallas county, with a significant overlap into Tarrant, and a minor overlap into Ellis counties. ... Irving is a city located in the U.S. state of Texas within Dallas County. ... Denton is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Flower Mound is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... City nickname: none Location Location within the state of Texas Government County Collin County Mayor Mike Simpson Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 181. ... Lewisville is a city located in Denton County and Dallas County, Texas. ... McKinney is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... North Richland Hills is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Nickname: none Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Image:Addison Flag. ... Nickname: none Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Athens is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Azle is a city spanning a diverse cross section of Tarrant and Parker County, Texas. ... Balch Springs is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Bedford is a suburban city located in northeast Tarrant County, Texas in the mid-cities area between Dallas and Fort Worth. ... Benbrook is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Burleson is a city located in Texas. ... Cedar Hill is a city located sixteen miles from downtown Dallas in the southwest corner of Dallas County in Texas and adjoined by Joe Pool Lake and Cedar Hill State Park to its west. ... Cleburne is a city located in Johnson County, Texas. ... Colleyville is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Coppell is a city located in Dallas County,Texas, a suburb and bedroom community of the DFW Metroplex. ... Flag of DeSoto DeSoto is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Duncanville is a city located in Dallas County, Texas in the United States of America. ... Ennis is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Euless is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Farmers Branch is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Forest Hill is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Flag of Grapevine Grapevine is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Flag of Greenville Greenville is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Haltom City is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Highland Village is a small city located in Denton County, Texas, hugging the south side of the far western branch of Lewisville Lake. ... Hurst is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Keller is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Lancaster is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Mansfield is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Rockwall is a city located in Rockwall County, Texas. ... Rowlett is a city located in Dallas County and Rockwall County, Texas, United States. ... Sachse is a city located in Dallas County and Collin County, Texas. ... Seagoville is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Southlake is a city located primarily in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Terrell is a city located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... The Colony is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... City nickname: none Location in the state of Texas County Dallas County Mayor James H. Holmes, III Area   â€“Land   â€“Water 3. ... Watauga is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Waxahachie is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Weatherford is a city located in Parker County, Texas. ... White Settlement is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Wylie is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Aledo is a city located in Parker County, Texas. ... Alma is a town located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Alvarado is a city located in Johnson County, Texas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,288. ... Anna is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Annetta is a town located in Parker County, Texas. ... Annetta North is a town located in east Parker County, Texas, on FM 5. ... Annetta South is a town located in Parker County, Texas. ... Argyle is a city located in Denton County, Texas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 2,365. ... Aubrey is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Bardwell is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Bartonville is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Berryville is a town located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Brownsboro is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Blue Mound is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Blue Ridge is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Briar is a census-designated place located in Texas. ... Briaroaks is a city located in Johnson County, Texas. ... Caddo Mills is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Campbell is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Caney City is a town located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Celeste is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Celina is a town located in Collin County, Texas. ... Chandler is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Cockrell Hill is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Coffee City is a town located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Combine is a city located in Texas. ... Commerce is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Cool is a city located in Parker County, Texas. ... Copper Canyon is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Corinth is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Corral City is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Cottonwood is a city located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Crandall is a city located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Cross Roads is a very small town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Cross Timber is a town located in Johnson County, Texas. ... Crowley is a Texas city located in Tarrant County, with a very small part (.01 mi²) in Johnson County. ... Dalworthington Gardens is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Double Oak is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Eagle Mountain is a census-designated place located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Edgecliff Village is a town located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Enchanted Oaks is a town located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Eustace is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Everman is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Fairview is a town located in Collin County, Texas, United States. ... Farmersville is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Fate is a city located in Rockwall County, Texas. ... Ferris is a city located in Texas. ... Flag of Forney Forney is a city located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Garrett is a town located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Glenn Heights is a city located in Dallas County and Ellis County, Texas. ... Godley is a city located in Johnson County, Texas. ... Granbury is a city located in Hood County, Texas. ... Grandview is a city located in Johnson County, Texas. ... Grays Prairie is a village located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Gun Barrel City is a town located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Hackberry is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... For the meat see Haslet Haslet is a small city located in Texas, United States, settled between 1880 and 1883. ... Hawk Cove is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Heath is a city located in Rockwall County, Texas. ... Hebron is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Hickory Creek is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Highland Park is a town located in central Dallas County, Texas. ... Hudson Oaks is a city located in Parker County, Texas. ... Hutchins is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Josephine is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Joshua is a city located in Johnson County, Texas. ... Justin is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Kaufman is a city located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Keene is a city located in Johnson County, Texas. ... Kemp is a town located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Kennedale is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Krugerville is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Krum is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Lake Dallas is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Lakeside is a town located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Lakewood Village is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Lake Worth is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Lavon is a town located in Collin County, Texas. ... Lincoln Park is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Lipan is a city located in Hood County, Texas. ... Little Elm is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Log Cabin is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Lone Oak is a town located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Lowry Crossing is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Lucas is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Mabank is a town located in Texas. ... Malakoff is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Marshall Creek is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Maypearl is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... McLendon-Chisholm is a city located in Rockwall County, Texas. ... Melissa is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Midlothian is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Milford is a town located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Millsap is a town located in Parker County, Texas. ... Mobile City is a city located in Rockwall County, Texas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 196. ... Moore Station is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Murchison is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Murphy is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Nevada is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Newark is a city located in Texas. ... New Hope is a town located in Collin County, Texas. ... Neylandville is a town located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Northlake is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Oak Grove is a town located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Oak Leaf is a town located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Oak Ridge is a town located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Oak Point is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Oak Trail Shores is a census-designated place located in Hood County, Texas. ... Ovilla is a city located in Dallas County and Ellis County, Texas. ... Palmer is a town located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Pantego is a town located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Parker is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Payne Springs is a town located in Henderson County, Texas, USA. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 683. ... Pecan Acres is a census-designated place located in Texas. ... Pecan Hill is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Pecan Plantation is a census-designated place located in Hood County, Texas. ... Pelican Bay is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Pilot Point is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Ponder is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Princeton is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Prosper is a town located in Collin County, Texas. ... Post Oak Bend City is a town located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Poynor is a town located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Quinlan is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Red Oak is a city located in Ellis County, Texas. ... Rendon is a census-designated place located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Reno is a city located in Texas. ... Richland Hills is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Rio Vista is a city located in Johnson County, Texas. ... River Oaks is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Roanoke is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Rosser is a village located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Location of Royse City, Texas Royse City is a city located in Texas. ... Saginaw is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. ... St. ... Sanctuary is a town located in Parker County, Texas. ... Sanger is a city located in Denton County, Texas. ... Sansom Park is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Seven Points is a city located in Texas. ... Shady Shores is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Springtown is a city located in Parker County, Texas. ... Star Harbor is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Sunnyvale is a town located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Talty is a city located in Kaufman County, Texas. ... Telico, Texas is a town in east central Ellis County. ... Tolar is a city located in Hood County, Texas. ... Tool is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Trinidad is a city located in Henderson County, Texas. ... Trophy Club is a town located in Denton County, Texas. ... Van Alstyne is a city located in Texas. ... Venus is a town located in Texas. ... West Tawakoni is a town located in Hunt County, Texas. ... Westlake is a town located in North Texas. ... Westminster is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Weston is a city located in Collin County, Texas. ... Westover Hills is a town located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Westworth Village is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Wilmer is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... Willow Park is a city located in Parker County, Texas. ... Wolfe City is a city located in Hunt County, Texas. ...

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See also: List of Texas counties


File links The following pages link to this file: Austin, Texas Houston, Texas Republic of Texas Texas London, Texas Brazoria County, Texas Orange County, Texas Harlingen, Texas Dallas, Texas Fort Worth, Texas Galveston, Texas San Antonio, Texas Clay County, Texas Montgomery County, Texas Neches River Zavala County, Texas Zapata County... ... This is a list of articles that have something substantive to do with the state of Texas. ... The history of Texas or Texas history began around 10,000 BC when the first humans arrived in what is now Texas. ... Official language English de facto nationwide also Spanish, French, German and Native American languages regionally Capital Washington-on-the-Brazos (1836) Harrisburg (1836) Galveston (1836) Velasco (1836) Houston (1837–1839) Austin (1839–1845) Largest city Houston, Texas Presidents David G. Burnet, Sam Houston, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Anson Jones Area 261... For approximately 100 years, from the end of Reconstruction until the 1970s the Democratic Party was dominant in Texas Politics. ... The following are people who were either born/raised or have lived for a significant period of time in Texas // Military/War Founders of The Republic of Texas Stephen F. Austin (1793–1836), the Father of Texas Edward Burleson (1798–1851), Texas soldier, general, and statesman David G. Burnet (1788... Montgomery, Alabama Juneau, Alaska Phoenix, Arizona Little Rock, Arkansas Sacramento, California Denver, Colorado Hartford, Connecticut Dover, Delaware Tallahassee, Florida Atlanta, Georgia Honolulu, Hawaii Boise, Idaho Springfield, Illinois Indianapolis, Indiana Des Moines, Iowa Topeka, Kansas Frankfort, Kentucky Baton Rouge, Louisiana Augusta, Maine Annapolis, Maryland Boston, Massachusetts Lansing, Michigan Saint Paul, Minnesota... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... Texas bluebonnet (Lupinus texensis). ... This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Ark-La-Tex, Arklatex, or ArkLaTex is a U.S. socio-economic region where Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas and Oklahoma intersect. ... This article is about the region in Texas. ... Central Texas (a part of which is Texas Hill Country), is a region in the U.S. state of Texas. ... The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (also DFW Metroplex, or simply the Metroplex) encompasses the combined metropolitan area of the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. ... Deep East Texas is a subregion of East Texas in the US state of Texas. ... Red counties show the core of East Texas, counties shown as pink may or may not be included in East Texas, and thus their inclusion varies from source to source. ... The Edwards Plateau is a region of west-central Texas which is bounded by the Balcones Fault to the south and east, the Llano Uplift and the plains region to the north, and the Pecos River to the west. ... Galveston Bay is a large estuary located along Texass coastline. ... Houston Houston metropolitan area from space. ... North Texas is a distinct cultural and geographic area forming the central-northeastern section of the US state of Texas. ... Caddo Lake Northeast Texas is a region in the northeast corner of the U.S. state of Texas. ... The Permian Basin is a basin in the western part of the U.S. state of Texas, from just south of Lubbock to just south of Midland & Odessa, and it extends Westward into the Southeastern part of New Mexico. ... The Piney Woods is an area of East, Southeast & Northeast, Texas (A line from Paris, Texas to Houston, Texas). ... Geography The Rio Grande Valley is located in the southernmost tip of Texas. ... The Texas Hill Country, as seen from near Interstate 10. ... The Texas Panhandle is a region of the state of Texas consisting of the northernmost 26 counties in the state. ... Llano Estacado is a region in the southwestern United States that encompasses parts of northeastern New Mexico and northwestern Texas. ... Southeast Texas is a region in the southeast corner of the U.S. state of Texas. ... South Texas is a region of the U.S. state of Texas which lies roughly south of, or beginning at, San Antonio. ... West Texas is a region in Texas which has more in common geographically with the Southwestern United States than it does with East Texas and North Texas. ... State seal of Texas. ... Texas has 25 metropolitan areas (MSAs) defined by the United States Census Bureau. ... City nickname: Key City Location Location within the state of Texas Government County Taylor County Mayor Norm Archibald Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 286. ... Downtown Amarillo, 2005 Nickname: Rotor City, USA Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... The Round Rock Round Rock is a city located in the U.S. state of Texas within the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area and Williamson County. ... Flag of Beaumont, Texas Beaumont is a city and county seat of Jefferson County in U.S. state of Texas within the Beaumont—Port Arthur metropolitan area. ... Port Arthur is a town located in Jefferson County within the Beaumont–Port Arthur metropolitan area and is situated in East Texas. ... Brownsville is a city located in Cameron County, Texas, United States. ... Harlingen is a city located in Cameron County in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, United States. ... Location in the state of Texas County Brazos County, Texas Area  - Total  - Water 112. ... City nicknames: Aggieland, heart of the Research Valley Location in the State of Texas County Brazos County Mayor Ron Silvia Area  - Land  - Water 104. ... Corpus Christi skyline from harbor. ... Aerial view of Dallas Nickname: Big D Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: www. ... City nickname: An All-American City Location Location within the state of Texas Government County Collin County Mayor Pat Evans Physical characteristics Area      Land      Water 185. ... Irving is a city located in the U.S. state of Texas within Dallas County. ... Downtown El Paso, Texas, looking south into Mexico from the US side. ... Fort Worth is a city in the U.S. state of Texas, located about 30 miles (50 km) west of Dallas on the West Fork of the Trinity River. ... Nickname: none Motto: {{{motto}}} Official website: http://www. ... Downtown Houston City nickname: Space City Official website: www. ... Location Location of Sugar Land within Fort Bend County, Texas Political characteristics Country   State     County United States   Texas     Fort Bend Mayor David G. Wallace Physical characteristics Incorporated 1959 Area      Land      Water 29. ... Baytown is a city located along the Gulf Coast region in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown Metropolitan Area. ... Killeen is a city located in Bell County, Texas. ... Temple is a city located in Bell County, Texas. ... Laredo is the county seat of Webb County, Texas, United States, on the north bank of the Rio Grande (Río Bravo), across from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. ... Flag of Longview Longview is a city located in Texas. ... The Old Harrison County Courthouse in Whetstone Square is the centerpiece of the Wonderland of Lights, one of the largest light festivals in the United States, and is lit with thousands of lights during the celebration. ... Flag of Lubbock Lubbock is the ninth-largest city in the state of Texas, located in the northwestern part of the state, a region known historically as the Llano Estacado. ... McAllen is a city in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States. ... Edinburg is a city located in Hidalgo County, Texas. ... Mission is a city located in Hidalgo County, Texas. ... Sand storm that passed over Midland, Texas, February 20, 1894 at 6:00 p. ... Odessa is a city located in Texas. ... San Angelo is a city located in Tom Green County, Texas, United States. ... Downtown San Antonio as viewed from the Tower of the Americas Motto: Nickname: Alamo City Location in Texas Founded Incorporated 1731   County Bexar County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - Total  - Water 1,067. ... Sherman is a city located in Grayson County, Texas. ... Denison is a city located in Grayson County, Texas. ... The famous post office on state line in Texarkana TX/AR Texarkana is a city located in Bowie County, Texas and is situated in East Texas. ... Tyler is the county seat of Smith County in East Texas; it is located roughly halfway between Dallas and Shreveport. ... Victoria is a city located in Victoria County, Texas. ... Waco is the county seat of McLennan County, Texas. ... Wichita Falls is a city in Wichita County, Texas, United States. ... Index: Contents: Top - 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Anderson County formed in 1846 from part of Houston County. ...


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Mesquite, Texas - definition of Mesquite, Texas in Encyclopedia (672 words)
Mesquite is a suburb of Dallas, Texas, located in Dallas County, Texas.
Mesquite prospered in the late 19th to the early 20th century and became a growing farming community, growing cotton, hay, corn and sugar and using the railroad line to ship the raw goods.
By 1970, LBJ Freeway was constructed, connecting Mesquite to its neighbors, Garland to the north and Balch Springs to the south.
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