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Demographics

Elevation: 1597
Land Area: 32.8 square miles
Highways Mile Distances:

Las Vegas 80 St. George 37
Los Angeles 370 Salt Lake City 345
San Francisco 720 Denver 675
Phoenix 360 Albuquerque 580

CITY GOVERNMENT

Form: Council/Manager, comprised of an elected mayor, 5 elected council members and an appointed city manager.

Meetings: Held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 4p.m., City Hall

Address: 10 E. Mesquite Blvd. Mesquite, Nevada 89027 Phone (702) 346-5295
           

TAX STRUCTURE:

Mesquite has one of the lowest local tax rates in Nevada, which enjoys one of the lowest state tax structures in the nation.

Taxes Not Collected in Nevada:

Personal Income Tax, Corporate Income Tax, Sales Tax on Food, Inventory Tax and Foreign Trade Zone Tax.

POPULATION:

 City of Mesquite

Actual Population

 

Year                 Population

1990                1,960

1991                2,517

1992                3,044

1993                3,626

1994                4,383

1995                5,166

1996                6,003

1997                6,963

1998                7,951

1999                8,990

2000             10,001

2001             11,940

2002             13,216

2003             13,895

2004             15,881

2005             16,423

2006             17,656

2007             19,194

Source:  Nevada State Demographer

EMPLOYMENT:

Major Employers in Mesquite

Casa Blanca Resort

Hotel & Casino

847

 

 

 

Virgin River Resort

Hotel & Casino

639

Eureka Resort

Hotel & Casino

600

Walmart

Retail

325

Clark County School District

Government

330

City of Mesquite

Government

261

Mesa View Hospital

Hospital

190

Primex Plastic

Industrial

126

Do It Best Corportation

Distribution Center

77

Source:  Mesquite Economic Development Department(updated 4/30/08)

UTILITIES:

Power: Overton Power District # 5
(702) 346-5710  Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Water: Virgin Valley Water District
(702) 346-5731  Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sewer: Mesquite City Sanitation
(702) 346-5259   Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Garbage: Mesquite City Sanitation
(702) 346-5259  Hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Provider..................Virgin Valley Disposal

COMMUNICATIONS:

Telephone: Reliance Connects
(702) 346-5211
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
          8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p/m. Saturday

Newspapers:

Local Bi-Weekly...The Desert Valley Times;   Local Weekly...Mesquite Local News;  Regional Daily... The Spectrum St. George, Utah & Las Vegas Review Journal

Radio Stations: Several Utah and Las Vegas area stations.

Cable TV & Internet Companies:
Baja Broadband Communications...(702) 346-5205;  
Reliance Connects...(702) 346-5211


TRANSPORTATION:

Mesquite Municipal Airport:

Airport Code 67L
Latitude N 36' degrees 50' 4"
Longitude W 14' degrees 03' 5"
Runway Length 5,100 feet
Runway Width 75 feet
Runway Capacity 30,000 lbs.
Services Fuel & Aircraft Maintenance

McCarran International Airport:
Las Vegas.......................... 85 miles

Highways:
Interstate 15 (two exits)
State Highways 91 and 170

Railroad: Depot - 36 miles

Bus:  Greyhound

MEDICAL FACILITIES:

Hospital:   Mesa View Hospital

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Churches:
1 Catholic Church, Bunkerville
1 Baptist Church, Mesquite
1 Methodist Church, Mesquite
3 Community non-denominational
10 wards of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1 Lutheran Church

City Athletic Facilities:     5 Tournament Softball Fields, 5 Parks, Recreation Center with racquetball, 2 pools, basketball, weight room, dance & aerobic room.

Golf Courses: The Palms - 18 Holes,  Oasis Golf Club - 18 Holes,  The Palmer - 18 Holes, The Canyons - 18 Holes, CasaBanca - 18 Holes,  Wolf Creek - 18 Holes,  Falcon Ridge - 18 Holes, Coyote Willows - 5 Holes

Library: Clark County Branch

Senior Citizen's Center:  Meals

 

EDUCATION:

Universities/Colleges:
UNLV, Las Vegas......................85 miles
SUU, Cedar City, UT..................85 miles
Dixie College, St. George, UT.....37 miles
So. NV Community College (Mesquite Campus) (702) 346-2485

Elementary, Secondary School enrollment:
J.L. Bowler Elementary, Bunkerville  (K-6);  Virgin Valley Elementary, Mesquite (K6);  Hughes Middle School (7-8);  Virgin Valley High School (9-12)

SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS:

American Legion 346-2543
Boy Scouts of America 346-5908
Chamber of Commerce 346-2902
City Hall 346-5295
Community Action Against Violence 346-7971 or 1-800-656-4673
Elks Lodge 346-8546
Events Board 346-3868
Exchange Club 346-5002
Family to Family/WIC 346-6606
Fire Department 346-2690
Lions Club 346-6434
Parkinson's Support Group 346-6500
Police Department 346-5262
Red Cross 346-2690
Rotary Club 346-6600
Salvation Army/Family Services 346-3247
Senior Citizens Center 346-5290
Social Security 1-800-772-1213
Veterans of Foreign Wars 346-4889
We Care for Animals 346-3326

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