There are 2 US Post Offices in Childress County serving a total of 7,088 residents equating to 3,544 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 11,313 packages are handled across the 2 county post offices annually. Childress County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,041. The county seat is Childress. The county was created in 1876 and later organized in 1887. It is named for George Campbell Childress, the author of the Texas Declaration of Independence. County and regional history is preserved in the Childress County Heritage Museum in downtown Childress. The Bradley 3 Ranch, operated by matriarch Minnie Lou Bradley, is entirely in Childress County but has a Memphis (Hall County) mailing address. Republican Drew Springer, Jr., a businessman from Muenster in Cooke County, has since January 2013 represented Childress County in the Texas House of Representatives.