Jefferson Parish Trivia Answers


1. Louisiana's only inhabited barrier island resides in Jefferson Parish.
True

2. For whom is Jefferson Parish named?
Thomas Jefferson

3. Which state and national parks reside in Jefferson Parish?
Jean Lafitte National Park & Preserve, Grand Isle State Park & Bayou Segnette State Park

4. Can you name the three Historic Districts in Jefferson Parish?
Old Gretna, Kenner's Rivertown & Westwego's Sala Avenue

5. The town of Harvey was originally named Cosmopolite City?
True

6. Where can you find the nation's oldest volunteer fire company, the David Crockett Firehouse, home of the Louisiana State Fire Museum?
Gretna

7. What Jefferson Parish food trail was created in 2012 in response to the BP Oil Spill and features over 20 restaurants and businesses?
Louisiana Oyster Trail

8. Two Louisiana legendary musicians are buried at Providence Memorial Park in Metairie. Who are they?
Fats Domino & Mahalia Jackson

9. The now world famous (and delicious) charbroiled oyster was invented in Jefferson Parish?
True

10. Jefferson Parish is home to two award-winning theaters. Can you name them?
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts & Jefferson Performing Arts Society

10. What famous pirate and privateer was instrumental in the Battle of New Orleans and has a town in Jefferson Parish named after him?
Jean Lafitte

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