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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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A 'Battle of the Bands' contest has been added to the July 27th event! See flyers below for details!
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A beautiful site in Jeff Davis Parish! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul
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Jeff Davis Parish added a new photo.3 days ago
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Join CADA for their annual fundraiser, Taste N Tell! Tuesday, Oct. 16th! Great food for a great cause! #jeffdavisparish
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Bayou Rum on a Saturday?! Yes please! Tour and taste! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul #bayourum

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A 'Battle of the Bands' contest has been added to the July 27th event! See flyers below for details! https://t.co/QROzhZipTH JeffDavisParish photo
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Join CADA for their annual fundraiser, Taste N Tell! Tuesday, Oct. 16th! Great food for a great cause! #jeffdavisparish https://t.co/aEWPk7eDJN JeffDavisParish photo
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Bayou Rum on a Saturday?! Yes please! Tour and taste! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana #feedyoursoul #bayourum https://t.co/piYfyIa0bl JeffDavisParish photo
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Gator Chateau on track for early 2019 completion https://t.co/KkyKskAKve via @AmericanPress
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Beams are up! New Gator Chateau and Tourist Info center is coming along! #jeffdavisparish #onlylousiana #feedyoursoul https://t.co/jKWghfd2D6 JeffDavisParish photo

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Official Instagram of the Jeff Davis Parish Tourist Commission. Come Hold a baby gator! Share your images with us at #jeffdavisparish http://www.jeffdavis.org/
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