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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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Can you say no to chips and salsa?! We can't! Today for #foodiefriday we are at La Rumba in Jennings! Frozen margaritas and so many delicious Mexican dishes! Be sure to try their fresh avocado dip, sizzling fajitas and taco salad! #FoodieFriday Louisiana Culinary Trails Louisiana Travel ... See MoreSee Less
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Last Resort 15th Annual Custom Car and Truck Show is this weekend!! #jeffdavisparish Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel ... See MoreSee Less
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Today for #foodiefriday we are at @La Rumba in Jennings. Be sure to try one of our faves, like this fresh avocado dip #eatlocal #louisianaculinarytrails #louisianatravel #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/ZvKJzgoi0S JeffDavisParish photo
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It's #nationalreptileday! A day to celebrate our favorite, the American Alligator! Stop by today and hold one of our babies, and learn all sorts of interesting and fun facts! Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel #gatorchateau #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/YZmJGD9YeT
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Last Resort 15th Annual Custom Car and Truck Show is this weekend!! #jeffdavisparish Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel https://t.co/wVB8i3qIzl JeffDavisParish photo
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ABOB Movie at the Strand this weekend! Dial M for Murder! https://t.co/U7Dqmlg9Ry JeffDavisParish photo
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Info on the upcoming Jennings Alive Fall Festival! Saturday, Oct.30th in Founder's Park! Louisiana Travel #cityofjennings #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/rIgi3GV3A9 JeffDavisParish photo
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Perfect fall weather to walk at the I-10 Park! Our track is .6 mile once around for those keeping track for exercise! #jeffdavisparish Louisiana Travel https://t.co/Uqz8X11CvN JeffDavisParish photo