Place:Dog Prairie, Franklin, Illinois, United States


NameDog Prairie
TypeInhabited area
Located inFranklin, Illinois, United States

Dog Prairie is located directly south of Yellow Banks Road, west of State Road 37, in Franklin County. Yellow Banks Road is the boundary between Browning and Frankfort Townships.

..."Dog Prairie was a flat prairie about three miles south and west of Benton. It was three to four miles long and about the same in width. It probably derived its name from the number of dogs kept by the people there, being good hunting country."... from "This is All I Remember" book by Frank Hickman, 1954.