is a village located along the National Road in Madison County, Ohio, United States. The population was 4,331 at the 2000 census. 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, impressive 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).
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.