West Jefferson, Ohio

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West Jefferson is a village in Madison County, Ohio, United States. The population was 4,331 at the 2000 census. Located along U.S. Route 40, the village has a fairly close relationship with the surrounding township, which include various out-of-corporation-limit neighborhoods (including Haymarket Road, Olmstead Road, Forrest Lake Estates, Goodson Road/Enchanted Valley, and North and South Road). The village boasts a "Commerce Park" at its western edge which includes a Target Distribution Center, a Krazy Glue factory, and Jefferson Industries.

Major attractions include the Ox Roast (a fair-like festival every Labor Day), Converse and Garrette Parks, several large churches, and Jefferson Schools sports events. The schools' sports teams are "Roughriders", including a high school football team that claims a record for consecutive winning seasons (which ended in 2001).

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Battelle Memorial Institute

West Jefferson is also host to a campus of Battelle Memorial Institute, one of America's primary research laboratories. The West Jefferson labs were developed at a time when its location was buffered by thousands of acres of farmland. The Battelle property is bordered by the Big Darby Creek, which is a tributary of the Scioto River, which feeds into the Ohio River and ultimately the Mississippi River.

Geography

West Jefferson is located at 39°56′36″N 83°16′33″W / 39.94333°N 83.27583°W / 39.94333; -83.27583 (39.943244, -83.275855)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.6 km²), of which, 3.3 square miles (8.6 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.60%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,331 people, 1,631 households, and 1,180 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,306.0 people per square mile (503.7/km²). There were 1,704 housing units at an average density of 513.8/sq mi (198.2/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.01% White, 0.02% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

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