About Downey


Let's have a look around into background of Downey
  • County: Los Angeles County
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 33.94
  • Longitude: -118.1316667
  • Time zone: Pacific Standard Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in Downey

  • Climate: Tropical and Subtropical Steppe Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May

Location

Downey is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 111,772.

Distance from Downey center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Long Beach Airport (LGB / KLGB).

  • Driving Distance: 10 miles / 16 km
  • Driving Time: 16 Minutes
  • Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Long Beach Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak: National Rail Passenger System.
  • Road: Bus: DowneyLINK.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $5 Minimum
  • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
  • Concierge: Between $5 - $25

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Bell Gardens,
  • Santa Fe Springs,
  • Cudahy

Emergency Contact Numbers in Downey city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1800 872 7245
  • Airport: +1 562-570-2600(Long Beach Airport )
  • Hospital: +1 562-904-5000 (PIH Health Hospital

Events

  • Downey International Food Festival
  • International Street Fair and Diversity Festival
  • Dia de Los Muertos Art & Music Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Adventure Park
  • Bell Gardens John Anson Ford Park
  • Veterans Memorial Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cinemark Downey and XD
  • Krikorian Premiere Theatres
  • Downey Theatre

Visit Top Restaurants in Downey

  • El Taco
  • San Sai Japanese Grill
  • In-N-Out Burger

Top Shopping Centers in Downey

  • Downey Gateway
  • Stonewood Center
  • Downey Landing

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Columbia Memorial Space Center
  • Souran Art Gallery
  • James Corcoran Gallery

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Eggs Benedict – Pop's Cafe
  • Tacos – Pepe's
  • Burger – Bob's Big Boy Broiler

Sports Club

  • Pumas La Soccer Academy – Soccer
  • Rio Hondo Golf Club – Golf
  • King Cobra Mixed Martial Arts – Martial Arts

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 2.88
  • Taxi: $ 3.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 3,368.63
  • Cheap meal: $ 15.00
  • Gasoline: $ 0.78 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 60.00

Information about San Jose

Nearby Tourist Cities

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, National Rail Passenger System and Caltrain.
  • Road: Bus – Service by Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority; Taxi – Yellow Cab Services

Airport

Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (about 2 miles from downtown in north west direction) for commercial service and  Reid-Hillview Airport of Santa Clara County for general aviation purpose.
Driving Distance: 4 miles / 6 km
Driving Time: 9 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: 10 – 15% of the Bill
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $1 - $2 
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