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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 Parish Tourism11 hours ago
Welsh Mardi Gras Run and Parade info!!!
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism3 days ago
Great tips for catching rainbow trout in the I-10 park pond!
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism is at Jeff Davis Parish Tourism.3 days ago
Just arrived! New Mardi Gras beads! $5 each! Such great styles and colors! Come by and snatch some up! Monday-Saturday, 9a-5p. Visitor Center in Jennings, I-10 exit 64 #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau Louisiana Travel Only In Louisiana
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism3 days ago
Get out and FISH! I-10 park pond in Jennings (Exit 64) was just stocked this week with 500 lbs of beautiful adult size Rainbow Trout! Get 'em while you can! #jeffdavisparish Louisiana Travel #getoutandfish
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism4 days ago
Bayou Rum is produced, from start to finish, right here in Lacassine at Louisiana Spirits using one of our state's most abundant natural resources: sugarcane. See Bayou Rum being distilled during your tour TODAY! Visit us at https://bayourum.com/distillery/schedule-a-tour/ to schedule your tour. Cheers!
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism4 days ago
It's Field Trip Season!!! March- May, book a Crawfish Farm/Gator Chateau Tour! They are for groups of 10 or more, and customized to your group! Visit http://ow.ly/G0bO50D8IGV for more info and booking forms!
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11 hours ago
Welsh Mardi Gras Run and Parade info!!!
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3 days ago
Get out and FISH! I-10 park pond in Jennings (Exit 64) was just stocked this week with 500 lbs of beautiful adult size Rainbow Trout! Get 'em while you can! #jeffdavisparish Louisiana Travel #getoutandfish https://t.co/FH4HJOYFyO JeffDavisParish photo
4 days ago
Welsh Museum Italian Supper! Pick up 2/11! Get your tickets today! https://t.co/VTjffvhsdG JeffDavisParish photo
4 days ago
It's Field Trip Season!!! March- May, book a Crawfish Farm/Gator Chateau Tour! They are for groups of 10 or more, and customized to your group! Visit https://t.co/KlH48EUNAQ for more info and booking forms!
#jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau Louisiana Travel Only In Louisiana https://t.co/ZsI2no6OhS
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2 weeks ago
Who's happy to see this little guy?!? Happy 12th Night! Mardi Gras season is here! #jeffdavisparish #mardigras2k21 Louisiana Travel Only In Louisiana https://t.co/Azs2yuI0XO JeffDavisParish photo
3 weeks ago
We hope you all have a Happy New Year! The Visitor Center and Gator Chateau will be closed on NYE and NY Day (Dec. 31st and Jan. 1st). We will reopen on Saturday, Jan. 2nd at 9a. Thanks for visiting us this year and we look forward to seeing you all in 2021! https://t.co/JgNV8IxIHd JeffDavisParish photo