Information about Mesquite, TX and the small, locally-owned businesses located there.

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A little about Mesquite

Mesquite is a city and an eastern suburb of Dallas, Texas. Most of the city is located in Dallas County. As of the 2010 census, the population was 144,416 making it the twentieth most populous city in the state of Texas

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The history of Mesquite

The city was founded on March 14, 1878, on land along the Texas & Pacific Railroad outside of Dallas. The railroad, which ran from Dallas to Shreveport, Louisiana, 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. Mesquite prospered through the late 19th century and early 20th century as a farming community growing cotton, hay, corn and sugar and using the railroad to ship raw goods. The town remained predominantly agrarian until after World War II when the suburban boom also took root in Mesquite. The city's population rapidly grew from 1,696 in the 1950 census to 27,526 in 1960 and 55,131 in 1970. In 1958, the Mesquite ProRodeo was established, and in 1959, Big Town Mall opened as the first air conditioned shopping mall in the United States. The mall was demolished in the summer of 2006. By 1970, LBJ Freeway (I-635) was constructed, connecting Mesquite to its

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1515 N Galloway Ave
Mesquite, Texas

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Businesses in Mesquite, Texas

Here is a collection of local Mesquite, Texas businesses. Clicking on the thumbnail image, or the blue "View Member" will take you to that businesses page. We've included some jump links so that you can easily navigate to different categories of businesses. Those, can be found directly below as icons. Or, there is a list of categories in the menu bar.

Automotive Medical / Pharmacy Restaurants Services Shopping


Joseph's Auto Toy Store


The one-stop car and truck customizer


Byron McKnight-Dentist

Medical / Pharmacy

A different kind of dentistry


Creek Crossing Animal Clinic

Medical / Pharmacy

Full service Veterinary Hospital


Atheneos Greek Village Cafe


**Enter as Strangers, Leave as Friends**


Donna's Kitchen


Family Style Restaurant


Mesquite BBQ


Best barbecue in Mesquite


Mesquite Diner


Great food, great prices, great service


Mesquite Grill & Seafood


Freshly prepared order by order


Integrity Air Conditioning, LLC


Family Owned HVAC Repair since 1999


Town East-Galloway Animal Clinic


A full service companion animal hospital


Antique Gallery


Quality antiques, crafts, art and collectibles.