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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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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism16 hours ago
It's Thanksgiving week! The Visitor Center and Gator Chateau will be closed on Thursday, Nov.26th. Petite would like to remind everyone to give thanks! #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism4 days ago
GREAT FOOD. GREAT PEOPLE. GREAT TIMES & ALL YOU CAN EAT FRIED FISH FRIDAY at Regatta Seafood and Steakhouse located on scenic Lake Arthur, Regatta serves a wide variety of delicious fresh seafood, steaks, pasta and traditional Cajun fare – all in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere Jeff Davis Parish Tourism
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism4 days ago
LDWF Offers Prizes for Tagged Fish During the 2020 Get Out and Fish! Derby (November 21-29) I-10 Park pond, exit 64
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is offering a unique, incentive-based fishing experience with its 2020 Get Out and Fish! Derby during Thanksgiving week. Anglers can catch and report tagged catfish landed between Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 29 at a Get Out and Fish! site to receive a fishing prize pack from LWDF.
Tagged channel catfish will be stocked at 16 LDWF Get Out and Fish! ponds across Louisiana, including ours! Get Out and Fish! Community Fishing sites to be stocked with tagged catfish include:
• Turner’s Pond – Minden
• Grambling City Park Pond – Grambling
• Elmore D. Mayfield Park – Ruston
• Kiroli Park - West Monroe
• William T. Polk City Park Pond – Vidalia
• Purple Heart Memorial Park Pond – Ragley
• 1-10 Park – Jennings
• Girard Park – Lafayette
• Southside Regional Park – Fabacher Field – Youngsville
• Bayou Country Sports Park – Houma
• BREC’s Burbank Park – Baton Rouge
• Sidney Hutchinson Park – Walker
• Zemurray Park – Hammond
• Bogue Chitto State Park - Franklinton
• Joe W. Brown Park – New Orleans
• Parc Natchitoches – Natchitoches
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism
Jeff Davis Parish Tourism5 days ago
I-10 pond in Jennings will have tagged fish! Click on the link for more info!
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism6 days ago
A local fave! Cormier's Specialty Meats in Jennings! Visit and get your meat fix!

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16 hours ago
It's Thanksgiving week! The Visitor Center and Gator Chateau will be closed on Thursday, Nov.26th. Petite would like to remind everyone to give thanks! #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel https://t.co/JWChQuT7RS JeffDavisParish photo
2 weeks ago
Tomorrow! The Tourist Center will be hosting the Cajun Jam this Saturday, Nov. 14th from 10a-12p! Bring your instrument and join in or just sit back and listen to local musicians! I-10 Exit 64 in Jennings!
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3 weeks ago
This weekend is The Jeff Davis CRA Rodeo- Nov. 6th and 7th! https://t.co/b17F6udB76 JeffDavisParish photo
3 weeks ago
Happy Halloween! Bring your cowboys and cowgirls over to the Gator Chateau today to take a pic with our baby gators! We can't wait to see your costume! 9a-5p
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4 weeks ago
The Jeff Davis CRA Rodeo is on for Nov. 6th and 7th! https://t.co/4rBAhukopV JeffDavisParish photo
4 weeks ago
Petite now thinks she is a frog! Hop on over to the Gator Chateau and hold her! 9a-5p, Mon-Sat
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