Jefferson Davis Parish is a parish located in Louisiana. The parish seat is Jennings. As of 2000, its population was 31,435. 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.
Jefferson Davis Parish was one of the last incorporated parishes in the state of Louisiana. Originally a part of Imperial Calcasieu Parish, it became a separate entity in the year 1912.
- See also: Evaluation of Louisiana parish websites
- Tax information is published.
- A list of members of the police jury is provided, but only one contact telephone number is listed.
- No information is provided about how parish residents can request access to public documents of the parish under Louisiana's sunshine laws.
- The website contains very little information on parish government.
Cities and towns
Jefferson Davis Parish Public Schools operates public schools in the parish.