List of watermills in the United States

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A list of watermills in the United States:

Working mills[edit]

Alabama
Arkansas
California
Connecticut
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
  • Bonneyville Mill, Bristol, Indiana; built mid 1830s and still operates May through October (see Elkhart County Parks and Recreation)
  • Mansfield Roller Mill, Mansfield, Built in 1820. Currently operated by Indiana DNR.
  • Metamora Grist Mill, Metamora, built in 1899 and restored in 1970. Produces high quality stone-ground corn meal.
  • Spring Mill State Park, Mitchell
  • Stockdale Mill, Roann
  • Bridgeton Mill (Bridgeton, Indiana) Family owned and operating est. 1823
  • Greenfield Mills (Near Howe, Indiana) Family owned and operating.
Iowa
Kentucky
  • Mill Springs Overshot Waterwheel located at Mill Springs Park, located in Mill Springs, Kentucky. The current mill built in 1877 on the site of a previous mill. Currently owned and operated as a park by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. The wheel has a diameter of 40 feet, 10 inches, and a breast of three feet. Powered by 13 natural springs located beside the mill, it is thought to be one of the largest of its kind in the world.
Maine
Maryland
  • Wye Mill c.1682 The oldest continuously operating grist mill in the United States. Supplied flour to George Washington's Continental Army. One of the first grist mills to be automated by Oliver Evans. The Oliver Evans process equipment is still in use at the Wye Mill. Open mid-April to mid-November. www.oldwyemill.org
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
  • Sciple's Water Mill in Kemper County, built in 1790 and owned by four families over the next fifty years. The Sciple family bought the property in about 1840 and has kept it running ever since. This mill also ginned cotton and sawed lumber until the 1950s.
Missouri
Nebraska
New Hampshire
  • Littleton Grist Mill, Littleton
  • Sanborn grist and saw mill, Loudon now known as Sanborn Farm Mills
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
  • Thompson's Mills, Shedd, OR, 1858, on the Calapooia River, now an Oregon State Heritage Site, Thompson's Mills State Heritage Site
  • Butte Creek Mill, Eagle Point, OR, 1872, Little Butte Creek
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
  • Carpenter's Grist Mill, Perryville
  • Kenyon's Grist Mill, West Kingston
South Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin

Ruined, remnant, or partially preserved gristmills[edit]

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