Place:Childress, Childress, Texas, United States


Coordinates34.425°N 100.214°W
Located inChildress, Texas, United States
Contained Places
Childress Cemetery
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Childress (established 1887; incorporated 1890) is a city in Childress County, Texas, United States. The population was 6,105 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Childress County.

The city and county were named in honor of George Campbell Childress, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, who was the principal author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. The county and city were incorporated more than four decades after Childress's death.

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