The Wolf River is a small alluvial river of West Tennessee and North Mississippi, whose confluence with the Mississippi River was the site of various Chickasaw, French, Spanish and American communities and forts that eventually became Memphis, Tennessee.
The Wolf River of Middle Tennessee rises on the Cumberland Plateau at the confluence of its three forks. This area is best known as the area in which Sergeant Alvin C. York, the famous World War I hero, grew up.
The Wolf River of Wisconsin is the only National Scenic River in Wisconsin. The scenic portion is 24 miles long. http://www.nps.gov/rivers/wsr-wolf.html Wolf River at the National Park Service It rises in the north woods of the state, with the northernmost fork stemming from Forest County. The river then flows south through the Langlade, Shawano, Waupaca, Outagamie, and Winnebago counties into Lake Butte des Morts.