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Falfurrias, Texas, is a town (pop. 5,000 in 1950; pop. 5,297 in 2000) in Brooks County in the southern part of the state. Mennonites have lived in the area since the early 1930s. In 1954, 59 Mennonites, belonging to the Mennonite Church and Mennonite Brethren groups, lived within shopping distance to the north and northwest of the town.

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Author(s) H. F Reist
Date Published 1956


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Reist, H. F. "Falfurrias (Texas, USA)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 28 Dec 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Falfurrias_(Texas,_USA)&oldid=80711.

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Reist, H. F. (1956). Falfurrias (Texas, USA). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 28 December 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Falfurrias_(Texas,_USA)&oldid=80711.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 2, p. 292. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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