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Welcome to Wolf ...

Wolf is located in Sheridan County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Wolf, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1895.

Wolf is 4,620 feet [1,408 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Wolf is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Wolf lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Wolf: (307)

The ZIP code for Wolf: 82844<3>

Communities Also Named Wolf ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named Wolf - they are located in California (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ohio (2) and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Wolf ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wolf.

  • Sheridan
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Ranchester
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Dayton
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
  • Beckton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Beckton is located in Sheridan County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckton
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  • Big Horn
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Burgess Junction
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Parkman
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Kleenburn
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Kleenburn is located in Sheridan County
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kleenburn
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  • Banner
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast)
  • Story
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the southeast)

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wolf. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wolf.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wolf. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wolf.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wolf. See our Newspapers Page for Wolf.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wolf ...

Looking for more information about 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Wolf, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wolf.

Adding Wolf to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wolf in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Wolf was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Wolf post office opened in 1895.

We also found Wolf on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wyoming (1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Wolf.

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

The official website for Sheridan County:

The official website for State of Wyoming:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wyoming's counties, including Sheridan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wolf - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Wolf). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wolf or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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