Hang One's Hat Meaning

(chiefly US, idiomatic) To reside; to call a place home.

Example: 1987 April, Sanger and Linda Shafer (authors), George Strait (singer), “All My Ex’s Live in Texas”, MCA Records:
  But all my ex’s live in Texas
  And that’s why I hang my hat in Tennessee
2003, Jake Logan, Slocum and the Undertakers, ISBN 9781101167311, ch. 10 (Google online preview):
  â€œWhere does Hobart hang his hat?” Slocum asked.
  â€œHis spread's up north, east of the Chugwater, and maybe north some.”