Welcome To Jefferson Parish!


A diverse community sprawling the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and ending sixty miles later on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Home to the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport we welcome visitors from around the world offering a variety of attractions, activities, cuisines, and experiences.

Come explore outdoor adventures, and historic districts, dine along the Jefferson Louisiana Oyster Trail, shop our sprawling mall and unique storefronts, and take in a festival or a Cajun fais do-do. Stay & Play! 



Sprawling over sixty miles from the Gulf of Mexico to the shores of beautiful Lake Pontchartrain, we are Louisiana’s largest parish! We invite you to enjoy all that Jefferson Parish has to offer. Whether you’re planning a family vacation, adventurous get-away, or a business trip, we offer you all the comforts, entertainment and amenities that will make your stay memorable.