Mesa is Arizona's third largest city with a population of approximately 463,000 people. It is a suburb in the east valley of the Phoenix metro area. It was originally founded by Mormon settlers who were led by Daniel Webster Jones in 1877 and called their settlement Jonesville, but at the behest of Brigham Young the name was changed to Lehi. Another group arrived from Idaho, the First Mesa Company. Rather than join the group at Lehi, they opted to settled on the name "Mesa:. In 1879, they were soon joined by the Second Mesa Company and called their settlement Stringtown. During the interim between the arrival of the First Mesa Company and the Second Mesa Company, in July of 1878, Mesa City was founded. It was originally one square mile and within a matter of months they had built the first school. The original town had a population of 300. Mesa continued to grow through the years and to this day enjoys a modest growth year after year.
Mesa's primary growth today, is not from those seeking to found and grow a religious settlement, but is instead the retired segment of society that desire the warmth of the Arizona winters. Mesa has more retirement community per square mile than any other Arizona city. Farnsworth Communities offers several different master planned communities with single family homes and townhomes, with easy maintenance yards, golf courses, and clubhouses.
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