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Jennings, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Elton and Fenton
Map location of Jeff Davis Parish on I-10

 Jeff Davis Parish

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Jefferson Davis Parish (French: Paroisse de Jefferson Davis) is named after the President of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, Jefferson Davis, and founded in 1912.  The first oil in Louisiana was drilled in 1901 in what is now Jeff Davis Parish. We are located in southwestern Louisiana.

Jeff Davis Parish comprises five incorporate towns including Elton, Fenton, Jennings (Parish seat), Lake Arthur, and Welsh. Centered between Houston, TX and New Orleans, LA. Jeff Davis Parish is a quaint, rural community that is strategically positioned for success. Interstate 10 runs east and west through the center of our parish, providing quick and easy access to local markets. Our area offers many ways for economic growth and lots of interest for tourism. From unique cuisine to a variety of landscapes, our area is rich in culture.

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Jeff Davis Parish6 days ago
Have you been to the Welsh Museum? Take a break from the heat this summer and check out this hidden gem right off Main Street. The museum showcases rural life in Louisiana, filled with local history, farming displays, military displays and MUCH more! The museum if staffed by local volunteers that will share stories with you. Located at 202 E. South Street in Welsh. Hours are Tuesday-Friday 10a-2p #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul
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Jeff Davis Parish6 days ago
Live Cajun Dance this weekend! Le Bal Cadien Cajun Dance! Friends Supporting Friends Building, Hwy 90 W. in Jennings! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana
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Jeff Davis Parish7 days ago
Join us at the Historic Strand Theatre on Main Street in Jennings for popcorn and a movie! Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 6pm, "Race to Witch Mountain", tickets are $3, 12 and under free! Brought to you by ABOB, sponsored by Wendell & Megan Miller #jeffdavisparish @onlylouisiana
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Jeff Davis Parish1 week ago
Planning has begun on the 38th Annual Stearman Fly In! Mark your calendar for this great event! Saturday, October 6, 2018 #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul

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6 days ago
Have you been to the Welsh Museum? The museum showcases rural life in Louisiana, filled with local history, farming displays, military displays and MUCH more! 202 E. South Street in Welsh. Hours are Tuesday-Friday 10a-2p #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul https://t.co/ivXor32jTa JeffDavisParish photo
7 days ago
This family from Kentucky stopped to hold our baby gators while traveling through Louisiana. Stop by and have a one of kind experience at the Gator Chateau! I-10 Park Exit 64, Jennings, LA! https://t.co/uE4c4nuGGA #onlylouisiana #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau #feedyoursoul
7 days ago
Join us at the Historic Strand Theatre on Main Street in Jennings for popcorn and a movie! Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 6pm, "Race to Witch Mountain", tickets are $3, 12 and under free! Brought to you by ABOB, sponsored by Wendell & Megan Miller #jeffdavisparish @onlylouisiana
1 week ago
Planning has begun on the 38th Annual Stearman Fly In! Mark your calendar for this great event! Saturday, October 6, 2018 #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul https://t.co/vIYs2iEXoV JeffDavisParish photo
1 week ago
Jennings Stars and Stripes Festival at the I-10 Park! July 3rd! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana https://t.co/bOMzoZ2SBa JeffDavisParish photo

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