Mesquite is a census-designated place (CDP) in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 948 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Las Cruces Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Mesquite is located at 32°9′47″N 106°41′36″W / 32.16306°N 106.69333°W / 32.16306; -106.69333 (32.162976, -106.693434).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.