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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 Parish12 hours ago
The coffee shop at Bayou Rum, “Cafe du Bayou”, in Lacassine is open! It’s in an old
Farmhouse from Lacassine built in the early 1900’s, and was moved to their location. Currently open 9-5, seven days a week and Starting April 2nd, they will be open 7 days a week, 6:30a-4p, 9-5 weekends! Stop by for gourmet coffees and pastries! No alcohol served in the coffee shop. Be sure to visit the distillery next door for a free tour and gift shop!
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Jeff Davis Parish5 days ago
RE MARKET's Annual Spring Open house is coming soon! #jeffdavisparish #shoplocal
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Jeff Davis Parish6 days ago
Cajun dance this weekend in Jennings!



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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