Latitude / Longitude:
38°45′30″N 98°21′43″W / 38.75833°N 98.36194°W / 38.75833
1,565 ft (477 m)
Central (CST) (UTC-6)
Black Wolf is an unincorporated community in Ellsworth County, Kansas, United States. It is located approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Ellsworth.
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.