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Eureka, Illinois, a town of 1,500 inhabitants in 1950 (4,871 in 2000), the county seat of Woodford County (coordinates: 40° 42′ 56.23″ N, 89° 16′ 30.79″ W). It is the home of Eureka College, a school of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and of the Mennonite (Mennonite Church) Home for the Aged. Between Eureka and Roanoke, some miles to the northeast, is located the Roanoke Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church). A few miles north of Eureka is the Metamora Mennonite Church (Mennonite Church). The village claims to be the “Pumpkin Center of the World.”

Author(s) C. Henry Smith
Date Published 1956

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Smith, C. Henry. "Eureka (Illinois, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 27 Apr 2017.,_USA)&oldid=94559.

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Smith, C. Henry. (1956). Eureka (Illinois, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 April 2017, from,_USA)&oldid=94559.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 255. All rights reserved.

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