Redfox is a Knott county community about 12 miles south of Hindman on Breeding Creek. It has also been known as Breedings Creek and Red Fox. It was settled in the early nineteenth century and was primarily oriented toward farming, although many residents worked in coal mines in the region. It has long been known as a racially integrated community. The Redfox post office opened in 1888, closed in 1890, and reopened in 1906.
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