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HOME PLACE, TEXAS. Home Place, possibly located on lower Escondido Creek in Karnes County, had a post office from November 1858 to January 1860 with Christopher M. Barclay as postmaster. It may have been a predecessor to Daileyville (1870–87).


Robert H. Thonhoff, History of Karnes County (M.A. thesis, Southwest Texas State College, 1963).

Robert H. Thonhoff


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

Robert H. Thonhoff, "HOME PLACE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 10, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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