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  Info and facts on 'Mesquite, Texas'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mesquite is a suburb (A residential district located on the outskirts of a city) of Dallas, Texas (additional info and facts about Dallas, Texas), located in Dallas County (additional info and facts about Dallas County), Texas (The second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico).
The population exploded, growing from 1,696 in the 1950 census to 27,526 in 1960 and 55,131 in 1970.
In 1958, the Mesquite Championship Rodeo was established and in 1959, Big Town Mall was constructed, the first enclosed mall (A public area set aside as a pedestrian walk) in the Southwest.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/me/mesquite,_texas.htm   (700 words)

 Mesquite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mesquite (Genus Prosopis) is a leguminous plant found in the United States from the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas up to southwestern Kansas and from southeastern California and southwestern Utah to the southern limits of the Sonoran desert.
Mesquite is an extremely hardy, drought-tolerant plant because it can draw water from the water table through its long taproot (recorded at up to 190 ft in depth).
In many parts of Texas, particularly West and Central Texas, the proliferation of mesquite is directly responsible for lowering groundwater tables, exceeding even man's increased usage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mesquite   (550 words)

 Mesquite, Texas Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ ArtOfTexas.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By 1970, LBJ Freeway (I-635) was constructed, connecting Mesquite to its neighbors, Garland to the north and Balch Springs to the south.
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 is served by a private airport, the Mesquite Metro Airport.
www.artoftexas.com /encyclopedia/Mesquite,_Texas   (977 words)

 Encyclopedia: Mesquite, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mesquite is a suburb of Dallas, Texas, located in Dallas County and Kaufman County, Texas.
The Mesquite Championship Rodeo is a rodeo located in Mesquite, Texas that operates during rodeo season (roughly April through September).
Texas Heat 14&U - Mesquite, TX Texas Heat 14&U - Mesquite, TX As the Texas Heat takes a very small break, the Heat will be playing approximately six tournaments this fall season in addition to playing an indoor league.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mesquite,-Texas   (408 words)

 All about Mesquite Texas local businesses services products companies
As we start the new millennium, Mesquite is a city of 126,570, full of business, industry and a continuing influx of new residents who come here looking for a place with all the amenities without the hustle of a bigger city.
Rufus Cole, a Mesquite resident who attended the school for his first year of education, told Mesquite historians that the school was a two-story frame building and that the country school children walked to class through miles of mud, snow and rain.
In 1890, the population of Mesquite was 135.
www.aboutmesquite.com /history.html   (1554 words)

 Commercializing Mesquite, Leucaena, and Cactus in Texas
Mesquite has been primarily promoted for "barbecue" cooking, as a luxury quality furniture wood, as a drought hardy ornamental tree, as a nitrogen fixing soil improver, a source of high sugar pods, and as a biomass fuel source.
Mesquite is a nitrogen-fixing tree or shrub of the genus Prosopis (Fabaceae) that occurs on 30 million hectares in U.S. from Houston, Texas to Bakersfield, California.
Two mesquite processors contributed $5,000 that was matched with $20,000 by the Texas Beef Council to produce color displays with beef and mesquite in the meat section of 1700 grocery stores in Texas.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/proceedings1996/v3-133.html   (2795 words)

 Mesquite, Texas (TX), Pictures
Mesquite, city in northeastern Texas, in Dallas County.
The community was founded in 1873 by the Texas and Pacific Railway as a depot, and incorporated in 1887.
It was named for the mesquite trees common to the area.
www.greatestcities.com /North_America/USA/Texas_TX/Mesquite_city.html   (177 words)

 Mesquite Pecan Tree
The mesquite is commonly found in all areas of Texas and the Southwestern United States.
The mesquite thrives in soil that is very dry.
The mesquite has very sharp thorns that can be a problem for ranchers.
www.bbqblanton.com /mesquitetree.htm   (217 words)

 Preserve America Community: Mesquite, Texas
Preserve America is a White House initiative in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; the U.S. Departments of Defense, Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, and Education; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities; and the President's Council on Environmental Quality.
Mesquite (population 124,523) was established in 1873 as a depot town for the Texas and Pacific Railroad.
Mesquite promotes heritage tourism through participation in such regional programs, including the initiatives of the Texas Historical Commission's Texas Lakes Trail Region.
www.preserveamerica.gov /5-7-04PAcommunity-mesquiteTX.html   (216 words)

 Mesquite, Texas
One of the fastest growing cities in the state (the 1950 population was 1,684), Mesquite is adjacent to the east city limit of Dallas.
The Doughboys still perform today and were named by the 74th legislature as the official music ambassadors of the state of Texas.
The exhibit includes vintage film clips, programs, billboards and a 1955 TV script, Texas Western swing awards, and a suit worn by a Doughboy in the early 1950's (at that time the group's wardrobe was provided by Neiman - Marcus).
www.lnstar.com /mall/txtrails/mesquite.htm   (265 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: MESQUITE, TX
Mesquite, on Interstate highways 20 and 30 and Loop 635, between Dallas, Garland, and Balch Springs in east central Dallas County, was established by the Texas and Pacific Railway in May 1873 and named after nearby Mesquite Creek.
A post office began at Mesquite in 1874, and Dallas County's longest-running newspaper, the Mesquiter, was established there by R. Kimbrough in 1882.
The Handbook of Texas Online is a joint project of The General Libraries at the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas State Historical Association.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/MM/hdm2.html   (377 words)

 Mesquite Floors Texas Mesquite Texas Mesquite Furniture Texas Mesquite Flooring
The lumber used in our Mesquite Products are reclaimed logs from Texas Ranchlands in Wilson, Atascosa and Karnes County.
Mesquite is a remarkable wood known for its BEAUTY, STRENGTH and TENACITY.
All our mesquite flooring is 1/2" thick due to the exceptional hardness and resistance, it will make an exceptional floor for commercial and residential applications.
www.mesquitefloors.com   (262 words)

 Mesquite Texas Real Estate
Mesquite homes for sale typically range from $110,000 to $225,000 on the low end Mesquite housing can start as low as $90,000 and go up as high as $250,000.
Mesquite is "commuter friendly" to all points of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
From the construction of Big Town Mall, which was the first enclosed mall in Texas, to the opening of Town East Mall in 1970, the growth of the retail sector has continued unabated for over 25 years.
www.relocate-america.com /states/TX/cities/mesquite.htm   (560 words)

 Texas, Mesquite Barbecue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
And just as the mesquite smoke knows no boundaries, cat-stepping as it does, over roofs, across fences, between window screens, neither does the hospitality or communidad inherent to the ritual of barbecue in Texas.
Unlike the "backyard barbecue" implicit in 4th of July and Labor Day gatherings beyond the Texas borders in the rest of the USA, barbecue in Texas is a very front yard thing, if not necessarily in physical location, certainly in attitude.
So, upon leaving Texas in a job-related move to Virginia, one of our number one priorities was getting a pit so that we could let our new neighbors in on the full-blown ritual of Texas barbecue.
www.evolute.org /days/mesquite   (333 words)

 Texas Mesquite Lumber Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We believe that we have the best quality Texas mesquite lumber available.
You have happened upon what we believe to be the premiere place on the World Wide Web for Texas Mesquite Lumber and mesquite products.
Texas Mesquite Lumber is your one-stop place for all of your Texas Mesquite products needs.
www.texasmesquitelumber.com   (412 words)

 Mesquite Hotels - Texas.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Courtyard Mesquite is conveniently located adjacent from Celebration Station and Restaurant Row, two miles...
Downtown Mesquite is 2 miles away and downtown Dallas is only 10 miles away.
Whether you are looking for the excitement of the Mesquite Rodeo, a nearby round of golf or a relaxing afternoon around the pool, the Best Western...
mesquite.texas.com /hotels.html   (400 words)

 Relocating and Moving to Mesquite, Texas
General Characteristics: Mesquite is recognized as a major retail center within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
From Big Town Mall, which was the first enclosed mall in Texas, to the opening of Town East Mall in 1970, growth of the retail sector has continued unabated for over 25 years.
General Characteristics: Dallas County is located in north central Texas, and is bordered by Kaufman and Rockwall counties to the east, Tarrant County to the west, Denton and Collin counties to the north, and Ellis County to the south.
www.drelocation.com /Texas/dallas/mesquite.htm   (576 words)

 Mesquite TX GenWeb Project - Genealogy
The Mesquite Street Department found a newly discovered cemetery while doing some ground work.
The cemetery is marked with ribbons and a seismic test had been conducted and it has been revealed that the area is a Black Persons Cemetery dated back to the early 1800's.
She also has several yearbooks for Mesquite School (1949, 1955, 1958, 1959, and 1960).
www.geocities.com /TheTropics/1926/mesquite.html   (299 words)

 Star Community Newspapers - Mesquite News
The top story for 2005 is one of national significance, but as loads of victims of Hurricane Katrina passed through the city it also became a local affair.
The halls of Mesquite Social Services are full this week through the generosity of the Mesquite community including a group of Horn High School students that did what teens tend to do best - shop.
As developers and the city of Mesquite move along with one project to rejuvenate the local economy, another has come to a complete stop.
www.zwire.com /site/news.cfm?brd=1437   (408 words)

 Texas Mesquite Association • Fredericksburg Texas Festival
The Texas Mesquite Association was established in 1992 by forty lumbermill operators, fine crafters and furniture makers who had an interest in Texas' own exotic hardwood, the pesky mesquite.
The group held their annual business meeting, woodworking seminars, and the first annual Texas Mesquite Art Festival.Today, the Texas Mesquite Association promotes the annual Texas Mesquite Art Festivals with state-wide advertising.
Over 50 members are selected to display their products at both fextivals and 20,000 plus customers return to shop each year.The Texas Mesquite Art Festival and Texas Mesquite Association membership meeting is held annually in October in Fredericksburg.
www.texasmesquiteassn.org   (352 words)

 Mesquite - Texas Travel
Adjacent to east city limit of Dallas, known as the Rodeo Capital of Texas.
The Mesquite Arts Center is a 38,000 square-foot facility that features a 5,000-seat concert hall, fl box theater, courtyard, gallery and is home to 16 arts groups.
The Official Site of Texas Tourism © Copyright 2005 Office of the Governor, Economic Development and Tourism.
www.traveltex.com /pg.asp?PN=276&SN=6744711&LS=0   (211 words)

 City of Mesquite - Mesquite Police Department
The Mesquite Police Department is committed to serving and protecting the citizens and visitors of the City of Mesquite.
Community interaction is a crucial part of the Mesquite Police Department’s crime fighting philosophy.
The Mesquite Police Department makes every effort to work with the community to identify and resolve problems that affect the crime rate and quality-of-life issues in our city.
www.cityofmesquite.com /police_web   (178 words)

 Mesquite Dallas Texas Personal Injury Attorneys Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Our seasoned personal injury attorneys fight for the rights of injured victims and families in a variety of personal injury and catastrophic wrongful death cases throughout state and federal courts in Texas.
Our outstanding team of lawyers fights for the rights of individuals whose voices otherwise fall on deaf ears at the negotiating table or in the courtroom.
As a former member of the Texas legislature, Ted proudly served his constituents for roughly fifteen years, including four years in the House of Representatives and eleven years in the Senate.
www.tedlyon.com   (637 words)

 Mesquite, Texas - Real Estate, Homes, Property, Commercial
If you are thinking about moving to Mesquite, we can help you find a home, condo, luxury property or other real estate offered for sale.
You can preview other Cities in Texas by visiting the TexasWebPage or any other State or city at the UnitedStatesWebPage.
NEW CAREER CANDIDATES: A career in real estate can be one of the most rewarding jobs, not only financially, but in terms of the challenges, growth and of course the opportunity to meet people and assist them with one of their most important economic decisions...
www.themesquitewebpage.com   (554 words)

 TEXAS MESQUITE Co. - Hand-crafted mesquite furniture
Welcome to Texas Mesquite Co. where you'll find hand-crafted home and office furniture built from Texas mesquite and antique longleaf pine.
Each piece of mesquite is hand picked at the sawmill and old world craftsmanship is used from start to
Texas Mesquite Co. is located in Bertram Texas (a stone's throw from Austin).
www.texmes.com   (180 words)

 Mesquite, Texas
The food is traditional Texas fare—juicy burgers and tender steaks.
We would love to have you here for Mesquite Rodeo or when visiting the Fair Park for the State Fair and the Cotton Bowl.
Whether you are looking for the excitement of the Mesquite Rodeo, a nearby round of golf or a relaxing afternoon around the pool, the Best Western Mesquite has som...
www.traveltoday.com /poi/Mesquite/TX/USA/0/68/25/149/57447   (484 words)

 Mesquite, Texas Guide to Local Hotels, Lodging, Restaurants, Real Estate, Car Rentals and Area Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
RINGGOLD, Texas - It was a frustrating and fiery start to the New Year, as destructive wildfires burned more than 30,000 acres in Texas, fueled by bone-dry vegetation, gusty winds and extremely low humidity.
A new year is here, and a lot of us will make resolutions, vowing to change for the better.
A 19-year-old McKinney woman was killed and four others were injured early Monday when a Ford Explorer plunged about 20 feet from LBJ Freeway onto the service road, Dallas police said.
mesquite.texas.com   (122 words)

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