Garbage pick-up scheduled for Monday (Memorial Day) May 25th will be moved to Thursday May 28th


SR-76 Closure at US-280 Intersection, in Childersburg

TALLADEGA COUNTY - Weather permitting, beginning Tuesday, April 21st at 8 a.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation will close State Route 76 at the intersection of US-280 in Childersburg.

During the closure, SR-76 will be resurfaced and curb & gutter replaced. A signed detour will be posted during the closure. The required work activities should be complete in approximately 2 weeks.

Motorists are requested to consider using alternate routes, adjust arrival/departure times, observe work zone speed limits and other work zone signs, and use caution in this area. ALDOT thanks motorists for their patience during this Maintenance Operation to improve Alabama's roadways.

ALDOT's mission is to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound transportation network across Alabama. For further information, visit

Due to the concern of public health safety, Childersburg Municipal Court has been postponed until further notice.

The City of Childersburg will provide normal garbage service for the week of March 16th, 2020. Beginning Monday, March 23rd, 2020 garbage service will be as follows:

Monday/Thursday Routes will be Monday.

Tuesday/Friday Routes will be Tuesday.

Wednesday Route will remain the same.

Recycling will be normal day.

Thursday and Friday will be designated for other Street Department functions.

The implementation of this schedule will remain in effect until further notice. The City of Childersburg appreciates your patience and understanding.

City of Childersburg will temporarily suspend non-essential services beginning Thursday, March 19th, 2020 until further notice. This will include the RS Limbaugh Community Center and Rainwater Library. The Shoemaker Senior Center will not have daily group activities. As information is provided by East Alabama Planning Commission, we will advise how transportation services will be affected. The Childersburg Municipal Court proceedings have been suspended by the Alabama Supreme Court for the next thirty days. At this time, all other City services will continue. These actions are being implemented to protect the public health of our community. We will continue to monitor and review announcements from the State of Alabama, Alabama Department of Public Health, and the Centers of Disease Control. City of Childersburg will share any updates received.

The Alabama Department of Public Health has set up a hotline for people who are concerned about whether they need to be tested and where testing is available.

The number is 1-888-264-2256


Childersburg, Oldest Occupied Settlement in America... 1540


Whether you are here to live, work, study or play, you will find a great sense of energy, enthusiasm and excitement in all aspects of the community. From residential to business development, you will discover that Childersburg is truly a community which is doing things.

A great spot to vacation.

  • 570 miles of shore on two lakes, a sportsman's paradise for fishing and hunting.
  • The heart of the greatest recreation area in the southeast.
  • The Coosa River - third largest stream east of the Mississippi River.
  • Desoto Caverns - first recorded cave in the United States. The onyx draperies are among the largest free hanging formations. They're over 30 feet long.
  • Only 30 minutes south of Birmingham.
  • The oldest settlement in the United States - precedes St. Augustine, Florida by 25 years - 1540

City Meetings

City Council Meetings held on First and Third Tuesdays of each month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall

Planning Commission meets 1st Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall

Historic Preservation Commission meets second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall

Commercial Development meets second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at City Hall.
Email cburgauthority@gmail.comPhone: 256-299-3277