Ruby, TX

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: March 1, 1995


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.

Categories:

  • Peoples
  • Poles
  • Swedes

Places:

  • Communities

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Christopher Long, “Ruby, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 26, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/ruby-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
March 1, 1995

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