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Ruddells Mills, Kentucky
Ruddells Mills, Kentucky

Ruddells Mills is a Bourbon county community that was once home to grist and woolen mills. It sits where Hinkston Creek and Stoner Creek join to form the South Fork of the Licking River about five miles north of Paris. It was founded by Isaac Ruddell in 1776, briefly moved north to Ruddell's Station, returning following the Revolutionary War.

The name is also variously spelled Ruddels Mills, Ruddels Mill, and Ruddles Mill.

A Ruddells Mills post office operated from 1820 until 1906.

The Colville Road covered bridge crosses Hinkston Creek about two miles northeast of Ruddells Mills.

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