ⓘ Homestead. A homestead originally meant a farmhouse and its adjacent outbuildings. By extension, it can mean any small cluster of houses. Homestead may refer sp ..

                                     

ⓘ Homestead

A homestead originally meant a farmhouse and its adjacent outbuildings. By extension, it can mean any small cluster of houses.

Homestead may refer specifically to:

  • Homestead unit, a unit of measurement equal to 160 acres
  • Homestead exemption U.S. law, a legal program to protect the value of a residence from expenses and/or forced sale arising from the death of a spouse
  • Homesteading, a lifestyle of agrarian self-sufficiency as practiced by a modern homesteader or urban homesteader
  • Homestead principle, a legal concept that one can establish ownership of unowned property through living on it
  • Homestead Acts, several United States federal laws that gave millions of acres to farmers known as homesteaders
                                     

1. Named places

Australia

  • "The Homestead" resort at El Questro Wilderness Park
  • The Homestead Georges Hall, NSW, historical house
  • Homestead, Queensland, a town and locality in the Charters Towers Region

United Kingdom

  • The Homestead, Sandiway, a house in Cheshire, England, now called Redwalls
                                     

1.1. Named places United Kingdom

  • The Homestead, Sandiway, a house in Cheshire, England, now called Redwalls
                                     

1.2. Named places United States

  • Homestead, Modoc County, California
  • Homestead, California
  • Homestead, Kern County, California
  • The Homestead Flagstaff, Arizona, on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Coconino County, Arizona
  • Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, in Florida
  • Homestead Air Reserve Base, a U.S. Air Force base near Miami, Florida
  • Homestead, Oklahoma
  • Homestead, Portland, Oregon
  • Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Children, a migrant childrens detention shelter in Florida
  • The Homestead Saranac Lake, New York, listed on the NRHP in Franklin County, New York
  • Homestead High School disambiguation, the name of several high schools in the United States
  • The Homestead Waccabuc, New York, listed on the NRHP in Westchester County, New York
  • Homestead Township, Michigan
  • Homestead Township, Otter Tail County, Minnesota
  • Homestead, Wisconsin
  • The Homestead Hot Springs, Virginia, a luxury resort and a National Historic Landmark listed on the NRHP in Bath County, Virginia
  • Homestead, Missouri
  • The Homestead Haverstraw, New York, listed on the NRHP in Rockland County, New York
  • Homestead, Iowa
  • The Homestead Evanston, Illinois, on the National Register of Historic Places listings in Evanston, Illinois
  • Homestead-Miami Speedway, an auto racing track in Homestead, Florida
  • Homestead, Pennsylvania
  • The Homestead at Denison University, a student-run intentional community in Granville, Ohio
  • Homestead, Florida
  • The Homestead Geneseo, New York, NRHP-listed, a historic house in Livingston County, New York


                                     

2. Arts and media

  • Homestead Records 1920s, an American record company of the 1920s
  • Homestead Records, a record label founded in 1983 and based in New York City
  • "Homestead" Star Trek: Voyager, a 2001 episode of Star Trek: Voyager
  • Homestead, a 1998 novel by American writer Rosina Lippi
  • The Homestead, an artwork by John Steuart Curry
                                     

3. Other uses

  • Homestead Technologies, a web-hosting service based in Burlington, Massachusetts
  • Homestead meteorite, a meteorite that fell in Homestead, Iowa in 1875
  • Homestead Strike, an 1892 labor confrontation at the Carnegie Steel Company in Homestead, Pennsylvania