Wolf Lake, Indiana

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Wolf Lake, Indiana
Luckey Hospital, a historic site in the community
Luckey Hospital, a historic site in the community
Wolf Lake is located in Indiana
Wolf Lake
Wolf Lake
Wolf Lake is located in the United States
Wolf Lake
Wolf Lake
Coordinates: 41°20′06″N 85°29′45″W / 41.33500°N 85.49583°W / 41.33500; -85.49583Coordinates: 41°20′06″N 85°29′45″W / 41.33500°N 85.49583°W / 41.33500; -85.49583
CountryUnited States
Elevation915 ft (279 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)260
FIPS code18-85130[2]
GNIS feature ID450614

Wolf Lake is an unincorporated community in Noble Township, Noble County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.[3]


Wolf Lake was platted in 1836, taking its name from the nearby eponymous lake.[4] A post office has been in operation at Wolf Lake since 1834.[5]

The former Luckey Hospital was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013.[6]


Wolf Lake High School made their mark on the Indiana basketball map by winning the regional title in 1942. The Wolf Lake Wolves, with an enrollment of 123 students, beat Fort Wayne Central High School, moving on to the semi-state where they lost to Muncie Burris High School. The small school from northeast Indiana is the smallest school from this part of the state to make it to the semi-state round of the state basketball tournament. The Wolves were led by a senior class of Art Keister, Paul Keister, Roger Stangland and Delbert Hartman. Beginning their high school careers in 1939–40, this class led their team to three Noble County championships, 50 straight regular season wins and a 70–5 record over three years.[7]


Each August, citizens celebrate their heritage with the Onion Days Festival.[8]


Wolf Lake is located at 41°20′06″N 85°29′45″W / 41.33500°N 85.49583°W / 41.33500; -85.49583.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Wolf Lake, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved July 16, 2017.
  4. ^ Counties of LaGrange and Noble, Indiana: Historical and Biographical. F.A. Battey & Company. 1882. p. 247.
  5. ^ "Noble County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 September 2015.
  6. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 3/18/13 through 3/22/13. National Park Service. 2013-03-29.
  7. ^ http://www.kpcnews.net/special-sections/reflections2/reflections19.html
  8. ^ "Wolf Lake Indiana - Visit Noble County Indiana".