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.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "Ruby, TX," accessed October 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvr73.
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