West Jefferson, Ohio

General Information

Located in Madison County, Ohio the village of West Jefferson is home to approximately 4,300 people. West Jefferson offers small-town charm while being conveniently located just 20 minutes outside of Columbus, Ohio. 


The climate consists of warm, humid summers and cold, dry winters. Average temperatures range from 84°F to 24°F. The average monthly rainfall in Columbus is 2.5 inches. 



West Jefferson was platted in 1831 under the name New Hampton. However, there has been a post office named West Jefferson in the town since 1833. 




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Average Cost of Living


West Jefferson is Madison County’s fastest-growing industrial community. It is home to distribution centers for Amazon and Target, a Krazy Glue manufacturing facility, and Batelle research and development. 


The cost of living in West Jefferson is relatively affordable and is 14% lower than the national average. The cost of housing is 31% lower than the national average and groceries are 3% lower. 

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West Jefferson is just 20 minutes outside of Columbus, Ohio. It offers small-town friendliness and living expenses with access to the entertainment and conveniences of a larger city. 


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