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Page Contents for Childersburg, Alabama

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History & History-related items

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Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Childersburg is approximately 4,927 (2000), 5175 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,899 (1990), 2090 (2010).
The amount of land area in Childersburg is 20.099 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.469 sq kilometers.
The distance from Childersburg to Washington DC is 668 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 63 miles. (as the crow flies)
Childersburg is positioned 33.27 degrees north of the equator and 86.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.


35 miles southeast of Birmingham in central Alabama. It is on the banks of the Coosa River..
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Childersburg.

Childersburg is the oldest continually occupied city in America, going back to 1540. At that time, the city was Coosa, a village of the Coosa Indian Nation. Spanish explorer, Hernando DeSoto, came in June of 1539 with his large group. The area that is now Childersburg was come to later in the visit. Others also came on exploration tours.

President Grover Cleveland came to Childersburg in 1887.
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DeSoto Caverns Park
5181 DeSoto Caverns Parkway
Childersburg, AL 35044
Phone: (256) 378-7252
Fax: (256) 378-3678
5 miles east of Childersburg
Alabama's Big Cave & More!

Recreational activities abound in the area. There are 570 miles of shore on two lakes, the Coosa River - the third largest stream east of the Mississippi River and more.
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Childersburg City Government

City of Childersburg
118 6th Street S.W.
Childersburg, Al. 35044
Phone: 256-378-5521

Childersburg Chamber

Childersburg Chamber Of Commerce
805 3rd St SW
Childersburg, AL 35044
Phone: 256-378-5482
Fax: 256-378-5833

Childersburg Organizations

Childersburg Chamber Of Commerce
805 3rd St SW
Childersburg, AL 35044
Phone: 256-378-5482
Fax: 256-378-5833

Childersburg Libraries

Earle R. Rainwater Library
part of the Cheaha Regional Library
124 9th Avenue S.W.
Childersburg, Al. 35044
Phone: 256-378-7239

Childersburg Schools

Local schools are listed on this page. Childersburg


The population of Childersburg was:
1990 - 4,579
2000 - 4,927

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