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The US suburban city of Mesquite is located in Dallas, in the state of Texas. Most of Mesquite City is in Dallas County, with a small portion extending into Kaufman County. The 2019 census estimates placed the city’s population at 140,937. That makes it Texas’ 22nd most populous city. The city stands at the intersection of four main highways — US Route 80 and Interstate Highways 20, 365, and 30. This unique location makes DFW International Airport, Dallas Love Field, Lake Ray Hubbard, and Downtown Dallas accessible. Mesquite has its own local airport known as Mesquite Metro Airport. Prior to settlement, Mesquite was a key trading ground and an open prairie land for indigenous people.