Black Wolf, Kansas

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Black Wolf, Kansas
Unincorporated community
KDOT map of Ellsworth County (legend)
KDOT map of Ellsworth County (legend)
Black Wolf is located in Kansas
Black Wolf
Black Wolf
Location within the state of Kansas
Black Wolf is located in the US
Black Wolf
Black Wolf
Black Wolf (the US)
Coordinates: 38°45′30″N 98°21′43″W / 38.75833°N 98.36194°W / 38.75833; -98.36194Coordinates: 38°45′30″N 98°21′43″W / 38.75833°N 98.36194°W / 38.75833; -98.36194[1]
Country United States
State Kansas
County Ellsworth
Elevation[1] 1,565 ft (477 m)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-07000 [1]
GNIS ID 475344 [1]

Black Wolf is an unincorporated community in Ellsworth County, Kansas, United States.[2] It is located approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Ellsworth.

History[edit]

A post office was opened in Black Wolf in 1879, closed temporarily in 1908, reopened a few months later and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1953.[3] According to tradition, "Black Wolf" was the name of a local Indian.[4] Black Wolf was a station on the Union Pacific Railroad.[5]

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