Ladd is a village in Bureau County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,295 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Ottawa–Streator Micropolitan Statistical Area. Ladd is most notable for the former large hill (mine dump) at the edge of town that resulted from the years of underground coal mining conducted in the town, for Rip’s Chicken (which serves about 1,200 orders of fried chicken on a busy night), and for a World War II tank located in the center of its park.
* Description and images provided by
CC-BY-SA 3.0 license