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Childersburg, Alabama

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Welcome to Childersburg ...

The city of Childersburg is located in Talladega County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Childersburg has a population of 4,905 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

Telephone area codes for Childersburg: (256) & (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 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 (that had a count of 4,927 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Childersburg had an population of 4,905 people. This is a decrease of 5.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.45% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Childersburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,647   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   516   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sylacauga   [Map]   12,264   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Talladega Springs   [Map]   161   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,426   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Childersburg. If available, we provide a satellite 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 ...

Official Website:

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Childersburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Childersburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Talladega County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Childersburg:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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).

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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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Childersburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2746, Longitude: -86.3540     [Map].

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