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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 Mardi Gras Parade/Celebration and the Squeezebox Shootout Cajun Accordion Competition is coming up on March 2nd! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #mardigras2019 #feedyoursoul
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We welcomed the 'Mainly Marathon' National race series for the 2nd year today at the I-10 Park! Over 80 runners, doing 5K distance up to Marathon distance! Hope to see them again next year. Such a great group of folks!
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This weekend is Lake Arthur Mardi Gras!!!! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul #mardigras2019
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Mardi Gras Dance!
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2nd annual Mainly Marathon running series taking off this morning at the I-10 Park! #jeffdavisparish #mainlymarathons #onlylouisoana #feedyoursoul
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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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