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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.

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Childersburg location: 35 miles southeast of Birmingham in central Alabama. It is on the banks of the Coosa River..

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Childersburg history:

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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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Childersburg attractions:

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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