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The location of Childs









Welcome to Childs ...

Childs is located in Wetzel County.

The location of Childs has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Childs is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Childs lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Childs: (304) and (681)<3>

Communities near Childs ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Childs and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Clarington (OH)   [Map]   370   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   871   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   1,548   N   18 miles [29 km]
Cameron   [Map]   871   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hundred   [Map]   273   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   766   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Childs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Childs - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Pennsylvania (3) and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Childs.

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 Childs. 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 Childs. 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 Childs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Childs ...

Looking for more information about Childs? 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.

Looking for more information about Childs? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Childs, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Childs.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of West Virginia

About Wetzel County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Childs. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Childs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Childs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6026, Longitude: -80.7784     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Childs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Childs.

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