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McCook County, SD U.S. Census TIGER/Line map
McCook County, in southeastern South Dakota, adjoins the two heavily Mennonite populated counties of Turner and Hutchinson. The one Mennonite church (General Conference Mennonite) in the county was located in Bridgewater. This town with population of less than 1,000 in 1956 was an important trading center for Mennonites and had a number of business establishments operated by them. The total Mennonite population of the county was approximately 300 in 1956, of whom less than 100 lived in Bridgewater.

Author(s) J. D Unruh
Date Published 1957

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Unruh, J. D. "McCook County (South Dakota, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 2 Aug 2015.,_USA)&oldid=92671.

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Unruh, J. D. (1957). McCook County (South Dakota, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 2 August 2015, from,_USA)&oldid=92671.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 430. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.

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