This original grist mill was built in 1757, while North Carolina was still a colony, has been in continuous operation for more than 260 years and is the only water-powered grist mill operating in the area. Free tours available Monday-Friday.

Atkinson's offers a variety of stone-ground cornmeal and flour products that include biscuit, cornbread, and hush puppy mixes; stone-ground grits; chicken and seafood breader; funnel cake, blooming onion, and fruit cobbler mixes, seasonings, spices and much more. Stop by the mill office to see what we have to offer.

Just minutes from I-95 and US Hwy 70 Business near Clayton. Fishing allowed along the banks of the Little River at the mill pond.


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Johnston County (5.48 miles)

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