Premont (Texas, USA)

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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. 22 Jul 2018.,_USA)&oldid=84177.

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Reist, H. F. (1959). Premont (Texas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 22 July 2018, from,_USA)&oldid=84177.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 214. All rights reserved.

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