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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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On the 3rd day of Christmas, a baby gator in a house! #12gatorsofchristmas #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul #gatorchateau
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On the 2nd day of Christmas, a baby gator in a tree! #12gatorsofchristmas #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul #gatorchateau
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On the 1st day of Christmas, a baby gator in a stocking! #12gatorsofchristmas #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul #gatorchateau
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Welsh and Roanoke Community Choir's Annual Christmas Cantata, "Christmas is Calling" is December 16th at 9a at the First Methodist Church!
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Jeff Davis Parish3 days ago
Join Santa tonight at Founders' Park in downtown Jennings for Hot Chocolate! Friday, December 14th, 6p-8p
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Jeff Davis Parish4 days ago
Join us tomorrow in Welsh for 'A Hometown Christmas' ! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul

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Welsh and Roanoke Community Choir's Annual Christmas Cantata, "Christmas is Calling" is December 16th at 9a at the First Methodist Church! https://t.co/1SxG2yTtXx JeffDavisParish photo
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Join Santa tonight at Founders' Park in downtown Jennings for Hot Chocolate! Friday, December 14th, 6p-8p https://t.co/1OlseLQ7ng JeffDavisParish photo

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Official Instagram of the Jeff Davis Parish Tourist Commission. Come Hold a baby gator! Share your images with us at #jeffdavisparish http://www.jeffdavis.org/
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