Black Wolf, Kansas
|Black Wolf, Kansas|
KDOT map of Ellsworth County (legend)
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Elevation||1,565 ft (477 m)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|FIPS code||20-07000 |
|GNIS ID||475344 |
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. According to tradition, "Black Wolf" was the name of a local Indian. Black Wolf was a station on the Union Pacific Railroad.
- Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Black Wolf, Kansas; United States Geological Survey (USGS); October 13, 1978.
- "Black Wolf, Kansas". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Kansas Post Offices, 1828-1961 (archived)". Kansas Historical Society. Archived from the original on October 9, 2013. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
- Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 14.
- Blackmar, Frank Wilson (1912). Kansas: A Cyclopedia of State History, Embracing Events, Institutions, Industries, Counties, Cities, Towns, Prominent Persons, Etc. Standard Publishing Company. p. 191.
- Black Wolf, an Ellsworth County Ghost Town
- Black Wolf - Another Farm Town Ghost Town
- Ellsworth County Maps: Current, Historic, KDOT
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