Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona. It is the second largest city in the metropolitan area of Phoenix and the third largest city in Arizona, after Tucson.
Mesa is one of the nation's fastest-growing cities. A July 1, 2002, Census estimate put the suburb's population at 426,840. It is the largest suburb in the United States and second largest in North America after Mississauga, Ontario. Mesa is larger than St. Louis, Missouri; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Salt Lake City, Utah.
The city was founded in January 1878. Modern Mesa was founded by Mormon pioneers and its population is still roughly one-fourth Mormon.
Web Sites and Links
Arizona InformationSite with information for the State of Arizona. Pictures, weather information, government links and local resources.
Arizona Reptile and Exotics ExpoInformation about the best and most attended expo in Arizona.
City of Mesa Public TransitOffers route, schedule, and fare information.
Mesa Arizona HomepageCity of Mesa Arizona's Official Home Page
Mesa Chamber of CommerceVisitor, relocation and community information, business directory, calendar of events.
Mesa Town CenterInformation on the downtown area.
Mesa/Falcon Field Airport - FFZGeneral overview and history including information on the Champlin Fighter Aircraft Museum and the Confederate Air Force Museum.