Clipper Mills (also, Clipper Mill) is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California. It lies at an elevation of 3550 feet. The local newspaper is the Rabbit Creek Journal. Clipper Mills has a post office, first established in 1861 and moved in 1891. Its zip code is 95930. Clipper Mills' history and economy is centered on the lumber industry. A sawmill started operating nearby in 1852, and by 1855 Clipper Mills had its own sawmills.