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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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Even a crawfish wouldn't mind jumping into a boiling pot today....Bundle up, JDP! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana
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Our office is closing today due to inclement weather. Everyone stay safe and warm!
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Make plans to come out for a fun day in Jennings!!! Mardi Gras 2018!
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Even a crawfish wouldn't mind jumping into a boiling pot today....Bundle up, JDP! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana https://t.co/fvZFjGj25N JeffDavisParish photo
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Lake Arthur Mardi Gras Celebration is Saturday, February 3, 2018! Make plans to attend! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana https://t.co/3GHmiAtStd JeffDavisParish photo
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Ready to start the New Years' Resolutions? How about training for the National MAINLY MARATHON event coming to the I-10 Park in Jennings? February
20, 2018, 5K up to Marathon distance. Visit their site to sign up today! https://t.co/QJmUMiZok2 https://t.co/qp5uRosDzE
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Had a nice surprise visit from Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser today at the Tourist Center! He met Pearl, our resident duck greeter and held a baby gator! And today is the Lt. Gov's birthday! #jeffdavisparish #onlylouisiana @LouisianaLtGov https://t.co/0Ekbrvy1Yx 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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