RUBY, TEXAS. Ruby was a switch on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad in western Karnes County. It served a community settled by Polish and Swedish immigrants. At one time a school and church were located in the area, but by the early 1990s only a few scattered farmhouses remained.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "RUBY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvr73), accessed November 24, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.