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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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Gator feeding for public viewing is today at 3:30pm! This is the last day of the season!!! Come out and get a spot around our indoor lazy river! 100 Rue de l'Acadie, Jennings LA I-10 Exit 64 #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau Louisiana Travel Only In Louisiana ... See MoreSee Less
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Step back into your childhood this #FoodieFriday with Mr. Clint's on Main Street in downtown Welsh! Tons of candy, craft sodas, memorabilia, gifts, custom t-shirts and curiosities for all generations! Definitely a one of a kind shop! #FollowFriday Louisiana Culinary Trails Louisiana Travel ... See MoreSee Less
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40th Anniversary Stearman Fly In inJennings! Saturday, Oct.2nd, 10a-3p! Come out and join us! #jeffdavisparish Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel ... See MoreSee Less
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4 hours ago
Gator feeding for public viewing is today at 3:30pm! This is the last day of the season!!! Come out and get a spot around our indoor lazy river! 100 Rue de l'Acadie, Jennings LA I-10 Exit 64 #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau Louisiana Travel Only In Louisiana https://t.co/ux4GOIPudB JeffDavisParish photo
5 hours ago
Step back into your childhood this #foodiefriday with Mr. Clint's on Main Street in downtown Welsh! Tons of candy, craft sodas, memorabilia, gifts, custom t-shirts and curiosities for all generations! @LouisianaTravel @OnlyInLouisiana https://t.co/uJ0cNLw05d JeffDavisParish photo
1 day ago
40th Anniversary Stearman Fly In inJennings! Saturday, Oct.2nd, 10a-3p! Come out and join us! #jeffdavisparish Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel https://t.co/NvnJcGDMBn JeffDavisParish photo
2 days ago
CLUE on Stage at the Strand! Tickets go on sale Sept.27th! https://t.co/qPwrdOAMEF JeffDavisParish photo
3 days ago
Registration is open for the annual Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce Golf Scramble Fundraiser! Friday, Oct.15th at the Jennings Golf Course! Contact Linda to register your team or for more info! 337-824-0933 https://t.co/gCuAtgnYpx JeffDavisParish photo
1 week ago
Gator feeding for public viewing is today at 3:30pm! Come out and get a spot around our indoor lazy river! Every Friday at 3:30pm., June through September- 100 Rue de l'Acadie, Jennings LA I-10 Exit 64 #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau Louisiana Travel Only In Louisiana https://t.co/3JMdz2HI3m JeffDavisParish photo