Mesa, Washington

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Mesa is a city in Franklin County, Washington, United States. The population was 425 at the 2000 census.



Originally called Bluff Wells, than Judson, now Mesa was a stop on the Ainsworth (now Pasco) to Spokane branch of the Northern Pacific Railroad. It was the stop between Eltopia and Palouse Junction (now Connell). The station was established in 1883.

The Columbia Basin Irrigation Project brought water to the area in 1948. Prior to this development, people relied on either private wells or the railroad well at Mesa. Mesa was officially incorporated on June 23, 1955. Today, Mesa is a small town supported by dryland farming, irrigated farming, and livestock.


Mesa is located at 46°34′37″N 119°0′9″W / 46.57694°N 119.0025°W / 46.57694; -119.0025 (46.576963, -119.002516).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 425 people, 105 households, and 91 families residing in the city. The population density was 268.7 people per square mile (103.9/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 70.2/sq mi (27.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 58.59% White, 0.94% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 28.24% from other races, and 11.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 59.29% of the population.

There were 105 households out of which 64.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.3% were non-families. 7.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.05 and the average family size was 4.15.

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