Jefferson, Louisiana is a diverse community sprawling the southern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and ending sixty miles later on the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Nestled next to our famous neighbor, New Orleans. Our communities are comprised of modern high rises, historic homes, fishing piers, Mississippi River views, marsh land, contemporary and old world restaurants, flourishing industrial parks, and family-friendly green spaces. An area of rapid growth and business development over the past several decades, Jefferson has the ability to offer venues and accommodations to a broad spectrum. With two major convention centers and numerous recreational facilities Jefferson hosts conferences, meetings, exhibits, theatrical performances, and sports tournaments.