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Jennings, Welsh, Lake Arthur, Elton and Fenton
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 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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Jennings Market on Main Holiday Shopping Market is now on Sunday! #jeffdavisparish #cityofjennings #onlyinlouisiana #louisianatravel ... See MoreSee Less
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Jennings Christmas Festival is Friday, December 16th! Come out and enjoy all the great Holiday events they have planned! #jeffdavisparish #cityofjenings #louisianatravel #onlyinlouisiana ... See MoreSee Less
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Where to ‘Geaux for Gumbo’!Today’s featured gumbo is the classic Chicken and Sausage from local favorite Boudin King Restaurant, 906 W Division St, Jennings."We've been making it for over 44 years; regardless of what time of year, it’s a best seller." Manager-Mrs. Ann#jeffdavisparish #feedyoursoul #louisianaculinarytrails #onlyinlouisiana #louisianatravel Louisiana Travel Only In Louisiana Louisiana Culinary Trails ... See MoreSee Less
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Stop by the I-10 Visitor center (Exit 64 in Jennings) for the SW LA Acoustic Cajun Music Jam! This Saturday, November 26th, 10a-1p. Listen, dance or join!SW La Acoustic Cajun Music Jam#jeffdavisparish #onlyinlouisiana #feedyoursoul #louisianatravel #cajunmusic #cajunheritage Louisiana Travel Only In Louisiana ... See MoreSee Less
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Jennings Christmas Festival is Friday, December 16th! Come out and enjoy all the great Holiday events they have planned!
#jeffdavisparish #cityofjenings #louisianatravel #onlyinlouisiana https://t.co/27Ew1K7ord
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Where to ‘Geaux for Gumbo’!
Today’s featured gumbo is the classic Chicken and Sausage from local favorite Boudin King Restaurant, 906 W Division St, Jennings.
#jeffdavisparish #feedyoursoul #louisianaculinarytrails #onlyinlouisiana #louisianatravel https://t.co/0UqP0KQO0b
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Stop by the I-10 Visitor center (Exit 64 in Jennings) for the SW LA Acoustic Cajun Music Jam! This Saturday, November 26th, 10a-1p. Listen, dance or join!

#jeffdavisparish #onlyinlouisiana #feedyoursoul #louisianatravel #cajunmusic #cajunheritage https://t.co/gYQgcPImAB
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