Mesquite (Nevada)

Mesquite is a city in Clark County, in Southern Nevada. Located about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas, it is located immediately on the Nevada-Arizona border, near Utah. The town is situated on the north bank of the Virgin River, with the smaller settlement of Bunkerville on the south side of the river. In recent years, Mesquite has become southern Nevada's latest boomtown, luring both tourists and permanent residents. Latest estimates have the town's population between 15,000 and 18,000 people, and still rapidly growing. Its biggest industry is tourism.

Get in

By car

By plane


Interstate 15 seen towards north in the Virgin River Gorge, Arizona


Because of its longtime function as a highway stop, fast food is very common in Mesquite. All varieties are available, including McDonald's, Del Taco, Dairy Queen, Jack In The Box, and KFC.

Mesquite has become less of a "stop" and more of a destination in recent years, so more fine dining establishments should become available in the years to come. Most casinos offer a typical Vegas-style low-cost buffet.


Go next

Routes through Mesquite

Salt Lake City St. George  N  S  North Las Vegas Las Vegas

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