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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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We’ve teamed up with the @USCensusBureau to help make sure that every person living in the U.S. is counted in the #2020Census. Find out why an accurate count is so important to our community at 2020census.gov.
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Stay cool out there friends!
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism is at Gator Chateau.22 hours ago
Visitor center is stocked with loads of new goodies! Come by and shop! Mon-Sat 9a-6p! #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul @ Gator Chateau
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism24 hours ago
Farmers' Market is tomorrow in Welsh! Every TUESDAY afternoon!!!

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We’ve teamed up with the @USCensusBureau to help make sure that every person living in the U.S. is counted in the #2020Census. Find out why an accurate count is so important to our community at https://t.co/lIvQZjNujs.
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Farmers' Market is tomorrow in Welsh! Every TUESDAY afternoon!!! https://t.co/5MZN1Hdrzb JeffDavisParish photo
6 days ago
We’ve teamed up with the @USCensusBureau to help make sure that every person living in the U.S. is counted in the #2020Census. Find out why an accurate count is so important to our community at https://t.co/lIvQZjNujs.
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1 week ago
We’re back open! Gator Chateau is ready for you to come visit!
**Masks required
**No public feeding viewing on Friday’s
**Social distance during your visit

We appreciate your cooperation and look forward to your visit! Summer hours: Mon-Sat 9a-6p ❤️🐊 https://t.co/vITCU77vzO
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