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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.

Christopher Long


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 (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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