Childress County, Texas

Childress County: County in Texas, United States

About

Childress County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,041 and a population density of 4 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 7,143 inhabitants. Its county seat is Childress. The county was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Quick Facts about Childress County

Population : 7,143 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Area : 1848 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.4%
Land as percent of area : 97.6%
Named for : George Childress
Altitude : 1,749 feet / 533 meters
Capital : Childress
Establishment : January 01, 1887
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 20:38:39 (9th December 2022)
Density : 4 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.43% (2010-2020)
Childress County locator map
Location of Childress County on Texas map.
Veterans Memorial at the Childress County Courthouse image
Veterans Memorial at the Childress County Courthouse
Veterans Memorial at the Childress County Courthouse image

Geography

Childress County is located at 34°31'45"N 100°12'27"W (34.5292000, -100.2075700). It has 5 neighbors: Harmon County, Hardeman County, Collingsworth County, Cottle County and Hall County.

Childress County map

The largest city of Childress County is Childress with a population of 5,902. . See all Childress County cities & populated places.

Childress County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Childress County.

City Name Population Title
Childress 5,902 City in Childress County, Texas, United States

Childress County has 5 neighbours.

  • Childress

Demographics

The population of Childress County increased by 1.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,041 - census
2011 7,027 -0.2% estimation process
2012 7,100 1.03% estimation process
2013 7,055 -0.64% estimation process
2014 7,196 1.96% estimation process
2015 7,169 -0.38% estimation process
2016 7,204 0.49% estimation process
2017 7,269 0.89% estimation process
2018 7,315 0.63% estimation process
2019 7,306 -0.12% estimation process
2020 7,143 -2.28% estimation process

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