Square Miles


Mesquite, a municipality with roughly 22,000 people, is located approximately 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas along Interstate 15 near the Nevada/Arizona border. Nestled in the heart of the Virgin River Valley, Mesquite, is known for its stunning natural beauty, low cost of living, and high quality of life.

For decades, Mesquite has been known as a tourism and recreation destination, with seven championship golf courses and more outdoor recreation within a 100-mile radius of its boundaries than any other city in the Western U.S.

Mission: To represent the citizens of Mesquite, make policy decisions, have fiscal responsibility and authority to adopt an annual budget.


Business Development


Mesquite Regional Business has a contract with the City of Mesquite to provide turnkey economic development services for Mesquite. For more information about MRB, please visit

In recent years, Mesquite has also become known as a top place to do business. In 2015, the Boyd Company, a noted site selection firm, rated Mesquite as one of the top 25 U.S. locations for new distribution warehouse operations.

Mesquite sits exactly 365 miles between Los Angeles, CA and Salt Lake City, UT and has approximately 4,000 acres of industrial land available for commercial development, with abundant water supplies. Mesquite has improved the transportation infrastructure access by building an all new freeway exit to serve the industrial core of the community. As Southern Nevada’s regional economy expands, Mesquite is well positioned to take advantage of its diverse industrial growth.