The small village of Jalgaon located in Karjat taluka is situated about nine miles to the north-east of Karjat, the head-quarters of the taluka. The village covers an area of 3.5 square miles and has a total population of 763 souls according to the Census of 1971. It has a post office and a Government rest-house. Facilities exist in the village for primary education. River and wells form the main source of water-supply. A weekly market is held in the village on every Thursday.

The village has a Hemadpanti temple dedicated to Ankeshvar Mahadeva. The temple has a specious hall which has twelve domes and an entrance in the front. The sunken shrine has a ceiling and a ruined brick dome.