Homestead

Homestead

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Property-related

*Homestead (buildings), a smallholding farm with a farmer's residence
*Homestead (area), an area measure of 160 acres (650,000 m²) also called a quarter-section
*Homestead (small African settlement), a cluster of several single-family houses in southern Africa
*Homestead Act, an 1862 United States Federal law that gave away millions of acres to farmers
*Homestead exemption, a legal regime to protect the value of a residence from expenses arising from the death of a spouse
*Homestead principle, a legal concept that one can establish ownership of unowned property through its use
*Homesteading, a lifestyle of agrarian self-sufficiency

United States geographical locations

Cities, towns, townships, villages

*Homestead, Florida
*Homestead, Iowa
*Homestead, Missouri
*Homestead, Oklahoma
*Homestead, Pennsylvania
*Homestead, Virginia
*Homestead, Wisconsin
*Homestead Township, Michigan
*Homestead Township, Minnesota

Other

* Homestead (Haverstraw, New York), NRHP-listed
* The Homestead (Flagstaff, Arizona), NRHP-listed
* The Homestead (Evanston, Illinois), NRHP-listed
* The Homestead (Geneseo, New York), NRHP-listed, a historic house in Geneseo, New York
* The Homestead (Saranac Lake, New York), NRHP-listed
* The Homestead (Waccabuc, New York), NRHP-listed
* The Homestead (Hot Springs, Virginia), NRHP-listed
* The Homestead, Virginia, a luxury resort in Hot Springs, Virginia

* The Homestead at Denison University, a student-run intentional community in Granville, Ohio
* Homestead High School, the name of several high schools in the United States
* Homestead Joint Air Reserve Base, an U.S. Air Force base near Miami, Florida
* Homestead-Miami Speedway, an auto racing track in Homestead, Florida

General

*Homestead, a meteorite fallen in Homestead, Iowa in 1875
*"Homestead" (Voyager episode), a 2001 episode of "Star Trek: Voyager"
*"Homestead" (novel), a 1998 novel by American writer Rosina Lippi
*Homestead Records, a record label founded in 1983 and based in New York City
*Homestead Records (1920s), an American record company that flourished in the 1920s
*Homestead Strike, an 1892 labor confrontation at the Carnegie Steel Company in Homestead, Pennsylvania
*Homestead Technologies, a web-hosting service based in Menlo Park, California


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  • Homestead — ist die Bezeichnung eines Plattenlabels, siehe: Homestead Records des US Gesetzes Homestead Act, das von Abraham Lincoln unterzeichnet wurde. Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Homestead (Arizona) Homestead (Florida) Homestead (Georgia) Homestead… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • homestead — home·stead / hōm ˌsted, stid/ n 1 a: the home and adjoining land with any buildings that is occupied usu. by a family as its principal residence b: an estate created by law in a homestead esp. for the purpose of taking advantage of a homestead… …   Law dictionary

  • Homestead — Homestead, MO U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 181 Housing Units (2000): 76 Land area (2000): 0.189633 sq. miles (0.491146 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.189633 sq. miles (0.491146… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • homestead — home‧stead [ˈhəʊmsted, std ǁ ˈhoʊm ] noun [countable] 1. LAW property that is someone s home and that they cannot be forced to sell to pay their debts: • Texas homestead law protects your home from being seized if you go bankrupt. 2. FARMING a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Homestead — Home stead, n. [AS. h[=a]mstede.] 1. The home place; a home and the inclosure or ground immediately connected with it. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The home or seat of a family; place of origin. [1913 Webster] We can trace them back to a homestead… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homestead — [hōm′sted΄] n. [OE hamstede: see HOME & STEAD ] ☆ 1. a place where a family makes its home, including the land, house, and outbuildings 2. Law such a place occupied by the owner and his family and exempted from seizure or forced sale to meet… …   English World dictionary

  • homestead — [ omstɛd] n. m. ÉTYM. 1873; mot angl., « domicile, domaine familial »; de home « maison », et stead « place ». ❖ ♦ Anglic., dr. Institution du bien de famille insaisissable (loi du 12 juillet 1909 modifiée par la loi du 7 juillet 1948) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Homestead, FL — U.S. city in Florida Population (2000): 31909 Housing Units (2000): 11162 Land area (2000): 14.283740 sq. miles (36.994714 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.093439 sq. miles (0.242005 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.377179 sq. miles (37.236719 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Homestead, MO — U.S. village in Missouri Population (2000): 181 Housing Units (2000): 76 Land area (2000): 0.189633 sq. miles (0.491146 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.189633 sq. miles (0.491146 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Homestead, PA — U.S. borough in Pennsylvania Population (2000): 3569 Housing Units (2000): 2071 Land area (2000): 0.568171 sq. miles (1.471555 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.066692 sq. miles (0.172731 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.634863 sq. miles (1.644286 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

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