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Premont, Texas, a town (population was 2,500 in 1959, 2,772 in 2000) located in the southern part of Jim Wells County in southern Texas. There are 59 Mennonites living within shop­ping distance of Premont, who represent the Mennonite Church (MC) and Mennonite Brethren (MB) groups, each of which has a church. There have been Mennonites in this area for 30 years. The surrounding area is largely agricultural and ranch country, with some oil and gas. The Mennonite Brethren maintain a mission for Latin Americans.


Author(s) H. F Reist
Date Published 1959


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Reist, H. F. "Premont (Texas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 23 Aug 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Premont_(Texas,_USA)&oldid=84177.

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Reist, H. F. (1959). Premont (Texas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 23 August 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Premont_(Texas,_USA)&oldid=84177.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 214. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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