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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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TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT!! Movie starts @ 6PM & doors open @ 5 p.m. Tickets are $3.00. 12 & under FREE!! ... See MoreSee Less
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Welsh Mardi Gras 2022 info! #jeffdavisparish #OnlyLouisiana ... See MoreSee Less
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Jennings Mardi Gras Festival Info! ... See MoreSee Less
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❌❌ The jam that is scheduled on 1/22/22 is cancelled due to weather conditions. Thank you for your understanding. ❌Stop by the I-10 Visitor center (Exit 64 in Jennings) for the SW LA Acoustic Cajun Music Jam! This Saturday, Jan.22nd, 10a-1p. Sit and listen, dance or bring your instrument and join in the jam! All ages welcome! Louisiana Travel ... See MoreSee Less
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Movie night at the Strand this weekend!MOVIE NIGHT!! Saturday, January 22 @ 6 p.m. Tickets $3 12 and under FREE Doors open @ 5 p.m. ... See MoreSee Less
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The SWLA Acoustic Cajun Music Jam has been canceled this weekend due to extreme weather conditions expected (1/22/22)
King cake season is here! Drop a shoutout below to your favorite local place that serves these delicious treats! #jeffdavisparish @LouisianaTravel JeffDavisParish photo
It's time to book your Crawfish Farm group tour! Running March-May for groups of 10 or more. NOW ACCEPTING ONLINE BOOKINGS! Link below to check availability & for all your tour info! Perfect for any age/school group! #jeffdavisparish @LouisianaTravel
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Swamp STOL (short take off and landing) competition is coming back to the Jennings Airport on March 19th! #jeffdavisparish @LouisianaTravel @SwampSTOL

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