Childersburg is a city in Talladega county, Alabama. It has a total area of 7.9 square miles. 7.7 square miles of it is land and 0.2 square miles of it (2.40%) is water.
Childersburg has had human settlement history dating from the mid sixteenth century, when it was a Native American village. The Alabama Army Ammunition Plant was located close to the city. The city is self-proclaimedly "The Oldest City in America". Currenty, manufacturing, food and accommodation services, construction and retail trade are the most significant economic activities here. The closest hospital is Coosa Valley Medical Center, located in Sylacagua. Childersburg's cost of living is 17.50% lower than the country average, making living here significantly cheaper. It has two elementary schools and one middle school.
The city gets about 55 inches of rain annually, with about 104 days having measurable precipitation. Snowfall is about an inch annually.