Thursday, February 7, 2013

Black Wolf Kansas.

Black Wolf, Kansas.
Ellsworth County.
Black Wolf Township Map, 1901.
On the county map Black Wolf can be found in Township 15-south and Range 9-west.  On the Township map Black Wolf can be found in section 7.
Black Wolf Post Office.
Black Wolf post office open April 7, 1879 and ran to September 30, 1908, closed and reopened October 12, 1908 and ran to August 31, 1953.  First postmaster was Phil or Phillip Jung.
Business of Black Wolf.
There was only one business listed.
Joseph Cpirn, General Merchandise, Grain, Coal and live Stock and Farmer.
Townships Overlaped.
Columbia and Black Wolf townships overlaped at some time in history so if your looking at one of Ellsworth old county maps you may find Black Wolf in either one township.
Black Wolf, Kansas, 1912.

Black Wolf, a village of Ellsworth county, is located on the Smoky Hill river in the township of the same name, and is a station on the Union Pacific R. R. 7 miles west of Ellsworth, the county seat. It has a money order postoffice, telegraph and express offices, telephone connections, a grain elevator, a good local trade, and in 1910 reported a population of 100.

History of Black Wolf, Kansas.

A must read if your interested  in learing more about Black Wolf.

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