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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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Event tonight in Downtown Welsh! Come out and enjoy it! Show your support for local events! #jeffdavisparish Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel ... See MoreSee Less
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Celebrating #NationalTravelandTourismWeek 2021 in JDP! Head to downtown Jennings and see what's new at the Zigler Art Museum ! Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel #jeffdavisparish ... See MoreSee Less
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It's back! Rock the Dock 2021! Join us in Lake Arthur on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Boats, floats and watercraft welcome! #jeffdavisparish #rockthedock2k21 Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel ... See MoreSee Less
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Celebrating #NationalTravelandTourismWeek 2021 in JDP! Vistit a local favorite, the W.H. Tupper General Merchandise Museum in downtown Jennings! Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel #jeffdavisparish ... See MoreSee Less
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Event tonight in Downtown Welsh! Come out and enjoy it! Show your support for local events! #jeffdavisparish Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel https://t.co/BT7pCxNiFD JeffDavisParish photo
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Celebrating #NationalTravelandTourismWeek 2021 in JDP! Head to downtown Jennings and see what's new at the Zigler Art Museum ! Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/qcTW32R8zA JeffDavisParish photo
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Go fly a kite! Blue skies all around today at the I10 park in Jennings @LouisianaTravel #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/lhzhiE6naL JeffDavisParish photo
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Celebrating #NationalTravelandTourismWeek 2021 in JDP! Vistit a local favorite, the W.H. Tupper General Merchandise Museum in downtown Jennings! Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/ROfHb8jMx5 JeffDavisParish photo
2 days ago
It's back! Rock the Dock 2021! Join us in Lake Arthur on Saturday, May 29, 2021. Boats, floats and watercraft welcome! #jeffdavisparish #rockthedock2k21 Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel https://t.co/col7FzezU9 JeffDavisParish photo
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Our crew at the State Capital today for Tourism Day! Great folks representing JDP! And thanks for stopping by @LouisianaLtGov and @TroyRom81162145 @LouisianaTravel #jeffdavisparish #NationalTravelandTourismWeek https://t.co/nyHMqphdxU JeffDavisParish photo