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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Childersburg.

This page contains three sections:

Curious and Interesting Names Near Childersburg ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Chancellor Crossroads   -   3 miles [4.8 km]<1> to the Northwest of Childersburg   [Map]
Erratta   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Grove Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Harpersville   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Indian Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Minor Terrace   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Mount Sharon   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Oak Grove   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Risers   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Childersburg. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

Jim Nabors
  Actor, singer. He was born in Sylacauga (Alabama) on Thursday June 12, 1930 and died in Honolulu (Hawaii) on Thursday November 30, 2017 at an age of 87.

Sylacauga [Map] is located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast of Childersburg

Find-A-Grave Memorial: Jim Nabors<2>

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Childersburg: www.childersburg.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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: 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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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Childersburg.