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Aberdeen, a city (population 1,500 in 1950; 1,840 in 2000), situated in southeastern Idaho, Bingham County, not far from the west shore of the American Falls Reservoir Lake. In the 1950s approximately 261 Mennonite church members lived within shopping distance of Aberdeen. All belong to the General Conference Mennonite congregation, the only one in the area, organized in June 1907. Of these, 43 per cent lived in the town. Mennonites have lived in this area since 1906.

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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 10.

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Map:Aberdeen (Idaho)

Author(s) Henry C Wiebe
Date Published 1953

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Wiebe, Henry C. "Aberdeen (Idaho, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 25 Apr 2017.,_USA)&oldid=79135.

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Wiebe, Henry C. (1953). Aberdeen (Idaho, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 25 April 2017, from,_USA)&oldid=79135.

Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Kitchener, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 7. All rights reserved.

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