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Childress, Virginia
Unincorporated community
National Register of Historic Places located near Childress, Virginia. Top: Bowyer-Trollinger Farm; Bottom L-R: Thomas Hall House and Cromer House.
National Register of Historic Places located near Childress, Virginia. Top: Bowyer-Trollinger Farm; Bottom L-R: Thomas Hall House and Cromer House.
Country United States
State Virginia
County Montgomery
Elevation
1,946 ft (593 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 540
GNIS feature ID 1477201

Childress is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Virginia, United States. Childress is located on State Route 693 7.3 miles (11.7 km) southwest of Christiansburg.

History

Childress contained a post office from 1852 until 1952. The original name of the post office, Childress Store, honors three brothers named Childress who kept a store in the community.

The Bowyer-Trollinger Farm, Cromer House, and Thomas Hall House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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