Jefferson Highway. Named for U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. Completed 4 Feb. 1926. "Pine to Palm" route, one of first intercontinental highways. Extends 2,194 miles from Winnepeg, Canada, through Jefferson, ending in New Orleans at St. Charles Ave. and Common St. Parts of highway still called Jefferson, including in Jefferson Parish. Sponsored by the Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana. 2010.

Jefferson Highway between Rio Vista and Deckbar, Jefferson Parish, United States