About Hurdle Mills, North Carolina
Hurdle Mills is an unincorporated community in southern Person County and northern Orange County, North Carolina. It is located on North Carolina Highway 157, southwest of Roxboro, at an elevation of 614 feet (187 m). The population was 3,346 at the 2000 census.Hurdle Mills was originally known as Daniel's Mill, when the post office was established in 1846 with William Daniel as postmaster, and the original mill on the Flat River was built. In 1859, the name was changed to Hurdle's Mill, when the mill was purchased by the Hurdle family. In 1892 the town was renamed Hurdle Mills.