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Villa Ridge, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Pulaski
Elevation 387 ft (118 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62996
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 420315

Villa Ridge is an unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Illinois, United States.

The town is located north of Mounds and was established in 1852 by the Illinois Central Railroad. An active rail line still runs through the town.

A post office was established in 1853 and named "Valley Forge"; it was changed to Villa Ridge in 1861. The ZIP code is 62996.

Villa Ridge is the birthplace of John Morton Eshleman, who served as Lieutenant Governor of California during 1915 and 1916.


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