With a total area of about 41 sq. kms. Mesquite is located in the County of Clark. It is elevated from the ground by about 1600 ft. from the ground level. The local education sector of Mesquite is looked after by the School District of Clark County. There is a well developed Media industry in the town with a number of newspapers, radio and television stations in the area.
Mesquite is quite well known for its casinos and also famous for the golfing community with a number of golf courses in the vicinity. The Heritage Valley Museum of Virgin Valley is listed on the register of National Historic Places also attracts a number of tourists in the area.