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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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Celebrating #NationalTravelandTourismWeek 2021 in JDP! Rounding out the week with our #1 attraction, the Gator Chateau at I-10 Exit 64 in Jennings! Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel https://t.co/lf1U482aYN JeffDavisParish photo
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Tickets are now on sale for the Inauguarl SwampSTOL coming to the Jennings airport! It's going to be a great event!
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Celebrating #NationalTravelandTourismWeek 2021 in JDP! Have you taken a pic at the 'big chair' in Lake Arthur Park! Great photo op! Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/Hh7azCx17F JeffDavisParish photo
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Event tonight in Downtown Welsh! Come out and enjoy it! Show your support for local events! #jeffdavisparish Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel https://t.co/BT7pCxNiFD JeffDavisParish photo
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Celebrating #NationalTravelandTourismWeek 2021 in JDP! Head to downtown Jennings and see what's new at the Zigler Art Museum ! Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/qcTW32R8zA JeffDavisParish photo
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