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The Wood River Valley is an area of Idaho that encompases the towns of Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley. State nickname: Gem State Other U.S. States Capital Boise Largest city Boise Governor Dirk Kempthorne Official languages none Area 216,632 km² (14th)  - Land 214,499 km²  - Water 2,133 km² (0. ... Ketchum is the name of different towns in the United States of America. ... Sun Valley is an affluent resort community located in Blaine County, Idaho, very near the city of Ketchum. ...


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Wood River Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (165 words)
The Wood River Valley is a region in Idaho located in Blaine and Camas Counties, referring particularly to the resort communities of Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley.
It is often considered part of the larger Magic Valley region, but differs from it economically due to its strong ties to the tourism industry and less of a dependence on agriculture than that seen in the southern Magic Valley proper.
The Wood River Valley is home to several ski resorts, notably Sun Valley and Soldier Mountain near Fairfield.
Magic Valley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (360 words)
The northern Magic Valley region - particularly Blaine and Camas Counties - is also known as the Wood River Valley.
According to the 2000 Census the counties of the Magic Valley region had a combined population of 162,397 (2005 estimate: 170,617).
The name "Magic Valley" is a reference to the construction of Milner Dam and a series of irrigation canal systems on the Snake River during the first decade of the 20th Century.
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