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Parish Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in JeffersonDavis Parish are Barnsdall, Buller, China, Coverdale, Edna, Elton, Fenton, Fontenot, Foreman's Hall, Gravel Point, Hathaway, Jennings, Lacassine, Lake Arthur, Lauderdale, Niblett, Panchoville, Pine Island, Raymond, Roanoke, Silverwood, Soileau, Thornwell, Topsy, Verrett, Welsh, Woodlawn

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Jefferson Davis Parish (French: Paroisse de Jefferson Davis) is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 31,594. The parish seat is Jennings. Jefferson Davis Parish is named after the president of the Confederacy during the American Civil War, Jefferson Davis. It is located in southwestern Louisiana and forms a part of the Acadiana region. In 2005, the parish was damaged significantly by Hurricane Rita, which caused much wind damage and flooding in the western part of the parish. The storm also caused Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge to be affected by saltwater intrusion.