Villa Ridge is an unincorporated community in Pulaski County, Illinois, United States. Although it is unincorporated, Villa Ridge has a post office with ZIP code 62996.
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 present name is after a farm of the same name near the original town site.
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