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The location of Black Wolf









Welcome to Black Wolf ...

Black Wolf is located in McDowell County.

The location of Black Wolf has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Black Wolf is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Black Wolf lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Black Wolf: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Black Wolf ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Black Wolf and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Bluefield (VA)   [Map]   4,714   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pocahontas (VA)   [Map]   362   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tazewell (VA)   [Map]   4,240   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Bluefield   [Map]   9,869   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gary   [Map]   827   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mullens   [Map]   1,369   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Black Wolf.

Communities Also Named Black Wolf ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Black Wolf - they are located in Kansas and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Black Wolf.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Black Wolf. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Black Wolf. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Black Wolf.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Black Wolf:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Black Wolf ...

Looking for more information about Black Wolf? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Black Wolf? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Black Wolf, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Black Wolf.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for West Virginia

About McDowell County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Black Wolf. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Black Wolf - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Black Wolf) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Black Wolf. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3362, Longitude: -81.4862     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Black Wolf have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Black Wolf.

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