Big Prairie, Illinois

City: Big Prairie

County: Logan County

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 40.1333, -89.3667

Big Prairie, Illinois, was the location of a U.S. Post Office in Logan County, Illinois. The U.S. Post Office Department established a post office in the area in June 1852. In March 1857, the name changed to Boynton, but it changed back to Big Prairie in June 1861.

James N. Adams, comp., Illinois Place Names (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1989), 294.