Moving to Mesquite: What You Need to Know


If a move to Mesquite is in your future, whether for business or family relocation, you’ll want to soak up as much information as possible on this Texas city. We’re here to help. After all, Around the Clock Moving and Storage specializes in residential and commercial moving services for Mesquite. As such, we know this city inside and out. Choose local for the best service!


This suburb of northeast of Dallas is located in Dallas County, with a population of about 145,000 at last check. As such, it’s the 20th most populous city in the state. Situated at the crossroads of four major highways (Interstates 30, 635, 20 and U.S. Highway 80), Mesquite is quite accessible to many popular locations, including Downtown Dallas, DFW International airports, Lake Ray Hubbard and Dallas Love Field.

Known as the “Rodeo Capital of Texas,” Mesquite has received the Playful City USA designation four years in a row. Fun fact: It’s been known as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation for more than a quarter of a century.


Mesquite has a humid subtropical climate, characterized by hot, humid summers and mild to cool winters. Temperatures can and do hit triple digits during July and August. In the winter, temperatures hover in the 50s and 60s during the day and 30s and 40s at night. Because of its location in north Texas, it gets a lot of strong thunderstorms in the spring. The bulk of rainfall happens in May; snow is rare in winter but does happen on occasion.

Geography and Neighborhoods

The city of Mesquite is a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a total area of more than 46 square miles. It has 15 distinct neighborhoods, including Lawson, Falcon’s Lair, Park View, Edgemont Park, Pasadena Gardens, Creek Crossing and Pecan Creek. We know them all!

Practical Matters

You’ll need to familiarize yourself with places in town so you can easily get around once here.

  • There are two post offices in Mesquite: one on East Grubb Drive and one on Gus Thomasson Road.
  • City Hall is located at 757 North Galloway Avenue
  • The police department is at 777 N. Galloway Ave.
  • The fire department is at 1515 North Galloway Ave.
  • You’ll find the main library at 7300 W Grubb Dr.
  • Municipal Court is at 211 Municipal Way
  • Learn about trash and recycling service here.
  • Learn about parks and recreation

Contact Around the Clock Moving and Storage in Mesquite

Ready to book your move to Mesquite? Contact us now for a free moving quote at 469-853-0045 or email us at We are based right here in Mesquite at 15330 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy #307 and are open Monday through Saturday for your convenience.