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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 Tourism
Jeff Davis Parish Tourism17 hours ago
The JDP Tourist Commission is excited to welcome back LDWF and another wonderful family fishing event! Get out and Fish will be held at the I-10 Park on 11-2-19! Free Event! See flyer for details! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism2 days ago
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
Jeff Davis Parish Tourism
Jeff Davis Parish Tourism5 days ago
HLE Radio concert at the station! Sunday August 25th! The concert will be at the Radio Station 410 N Main Street Jennings, La. 70546. It is open to the public, with limited seating 25 to be exact! So it will be first come first served. Anyone interested can contact roilyn@hleradio.com for a ticket.

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17 hours ago
The JDP Tourist Commission is excited to welcome back LDWF and another wonderful family fishing event! Get out and Fish will be held at the I-10 Park on 11-2-19! Free Event! See flyer for details! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul https://t.co/g1MqPczmSa 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/Wby9JUBDdS JeffDavisParish photo

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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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