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Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wilkin
971 ft (296 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 654642

Childs is an unincorporated community in Wilkin County, in the U.S. state of Minnesota.


The town of Childs was named for a local farmer, Job W. Childs, who later moved to California. The town had a post office from 1888 until 1920, and a station of the Great Northern Railway which was abandoned in 1956.

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