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The location of Childs

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Welcome to Childs ...

Childs is located in Wetzel County.

Childs is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Childs: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Childs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Childs and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Clarington (OH)   [Map]   373   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Matamoras (OH)   [Map]   881   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Powhatan Point (OH)   [Map]   1,566   N   18 miles [29 km]
Cameron   [Map]   891   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hundred   [Map]   276   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Middlebourne   [Map]   787   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Childs. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Childs.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Childs. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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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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: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Childs.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Childs. A straight line distance ignores things 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 that we are using 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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<4>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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Childs.