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About Twin Falls, Idaho

The largest city of Idaho’s Magic Valley region, Twin Falls is the county seat of Twin Falls County in the state of Idaho. The city also serves as the regional commercial center for northeastern Nevada and for the south-central Idaho. In 1904, Franco American Architect Emmanuel Louis Masqueray had designed a planned community which resulted to the foundation of the city of Twin Falls and later in 1907 when the city became county seat of Twin Falls County. After the completion of the Milner Dam in the area, the agricultural production in the region had grown significantly. This made the city as the major economic center in the south-central region as the main source of agricultural industry and has been sustained up to now. A number of notable personalities had lived in the city of Twin Falls. Gary L. Bennet, a scientist and engineer who worked for NASA, was born in this city. William Mark Felt, Sr., was a graduate of Twin Falls High School in 1931. He was the informant in the Watergate Scandal. Several musicians also spent their childhood on this city such as Gary Pucket, member of the Gary Pucket and the Union Gap, Nikki Sixx of the band Motley Crue, Paul Durnham (Black Lab) and Doug Martsch (Built to Spill). On the other hand, Actress Christina Rene Hendricks, which was known for her role in Mad Men as Joan Holloway, considered the Twin Falls as her hometown even though she moved to another place while in high school.

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