Jefferson Parish

Jefferson Parish was established in 1825 and was named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, commemorating his role in purchasing the Louisiana territory from France in 1803. Jefferson Parish boasts some of the top fishing spots in the United States. If there is something to celebrate, there is a festival for it. From seafood to citrus, there's no end to the music, food, and fun. Jefferson Parish offers a unique opportunity to experience recreation, culture, and entertainment.

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