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Welcome to Childersburg ...

The city of Childersburg is located in Talladega County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Childersburg has a population of 4,997 people<1> (see below for details).

Childersburg is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Childersburg lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Childersburg: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Childersburg: 35044<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Childersburg had a population of 5,175 people (or 6.29% of the total population of Talladega County). This makes Childersburg the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Childersburg represents 0.11% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,175 people, the population of Childersburg increased 5.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,927 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Childersburg had an population of 4,997 people. This is a decrease of 3.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.42% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Childersburg.

Communities near Childersburg ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Childersburg and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,539   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   511   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,540   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Talladega Springs   [Map]   162   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   NE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Childersburg.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Childersburg. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Childersburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Childersburg. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Childersburg:

Websites for Childersburg ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Childersburg ...

Looking for more information about Childersburg? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Childersburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Childersburg.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Childersburg. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Childersburg.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Childersburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Childersburg.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Childersburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Childersburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Childersburg. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Childersburg) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Childersburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Childersburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Childersburg. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2746, Longitude: -86.3540     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Childersburg.