تبدیل روستا به شهر[ویرایش]
در اسفند ۱۳۹۷ با موافقت وزارت کشور روستای جعفرآباد مرکز بخش سیوان شهرستان ایلام به شهر ارتقاء یافت. 
Jafarabad (Persian: جعفراباد, also Romanized as Ja‘farābād; also known as Ja‘farābād-e Mīsh Khāş) is a village in the Sivan District of Ilam County, Ilam Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 2,092, in 435 families. The village became the capital of Sivan District which was established on March 9, 2013.