A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Home >> State of Washington >> Franklin County >> MesaIndex...

Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for

The Commemorative Quarter for Washington

Welcome to Mesa ...

The city of Mesa is located in Franklin County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Mesa, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1925.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mesa has a population of 510 people<2> (see below for details).

Mesa is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Mesa lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mesa is located in the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Mesa: 99343<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mesa had an population of 510 people. This is an increase of 4.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mesa had a population of 489 people. This makes Mesa the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 489 people, the population of Mesa increased 15.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 425 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mesa.

Communities Also Named Mesa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 14 communities that are also named Mesa - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (4), Idaho, Mississippi, New Mexico (2) and Texas (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mesa.

Communities near Mesa ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mesa.

  • Othello
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Connell
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Hatton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Basin City
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Eltopia
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Cunningham
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Windust
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windust
    • Windust is located in Franklin County
  • Kahlotus
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
  • Pasco
    (23 miles [37 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pasco
    • Pasco is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,095 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasco <5>
  • Richland
    (24 miles [38.6 km] to the southwest)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mesa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mesa.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mesa. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mesa.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mesa. See our Newspapers Page for Mesa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mesa ...

Looking for more information about Mesa? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mesa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mesa.

Adding Mesa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mesa in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mesa was on a map titled Auto Trails Map - Washington and Oregon (from Rand McNally, 1925).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mesa.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mesa. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Franklin County:

The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mesa.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mesa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Mesa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mesa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.


Copyright 2024
All Rights Reserved

Thank you for visiting our website.

In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024