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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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Trick or Treat tomorrow!
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Gator Chateau
Stop by tomorrow and Trick or Treat at the Gator Chateau! We are open 9a-5p! Can’t wait to see your costumes! 🐊❤️🎃
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The Jeff Davis CRA Rodeo is on for Nov. 6th and 7th!
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Petite now thinks she is a frog! Hop on over to the Gator Chateau and hold her! 9a-5p, Mon-Sat
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Jeff Davis Parish Tourism1 day ago
This weekend! Jennings Alive!
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Magnolia is a witchy woman! Happy Halloween week from the Gator Chateau! #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel Stop by and see her and our baby gators at the Gator Chateau, I-10 exit 64, M-Sat 9a-5p. It's free!
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Dive right in to hot gumbo, spicy boiled crawfish, or home cooked plate lunches. Jeff Davis Parish has a dish for whatever you are craving! Fine dining on the water or a family gathering, we have it all! Jeff Davis Parish Tourism #gumbo #tastelouisiana #feedyoursoul

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The Jeff Davis CRA Rodeo is on for Nov. 6th and 7th! https://t.co/4rBAhukopV JeffDavisParish photo
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Petite now thinks she is a frog! Hop on over to the Gator Chateau and hold her! 9a-5p, Mon-Sat
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Magnolia is a witchy woman! Happy Halloween week from the Gator Chateau! #jeffdavisparish #gatorchateau Only In Louisiana Louisiana Travel Stop by and see her and our baby gators at the Gator Chateau, I-10 exit 64, M-Sat 9a-5p. It's free! https://t.co/DbYH6vKreF JeffDavisParish photo
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Have you ever seen a gator cheer on a tiger?!
Petite is such a cute LSU Tigah Cheerleader for Halloween!
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