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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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This weekend at the Strand Theatre is the ABOB Production of "Daddy's Dyin' (Who's Got the Will?)" by Del Shores. Show time on the 21st is 7:00p, on 22nd at 2:00pm. Call 337-821-5531 for more info https://t.co/6QavAosSXS JeffDavisParish photo
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Battle of the Bows 2019! Keeping our Cajun Heritage Alive with a one of a kind Cajun Fiddle Competition! At the Historic Strand Theatre on 11/2/19! Enter today! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana Feedyoursoul #feedyoursoul https://t.co/wd4lD6DIgd JeffDavisParish photo


Official Instagram of the Jeff Davis Parish Tourist Commission. Come Hold a baby gator! I-10 Exit 64. Share your images with us at #jeffdavisparish http://www.jeffdavis.org/
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