The county of Childress is located in and was founded in 1887. There are 7,088 residents in Childress who have access to courthouses in Childress. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 5th federal circuit court as well.
There are 6,105 residents in Childress, which is 8.3 square miles and 1,870ft above sea level. It was settled in 1890 and is governed by a local government.