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City of Downey

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Charter City
Incorporated: December 17, 1956
City Hall: 11111 Brookshire Ave, Downey, California 90241
City Telephone: (562) 869-7331
Website: www.downeyca.org
Population (2010 Census):
111,772 (2000 Census: 107,323; 1990 Census: 91,444). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 9,008.1 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 10.4% (2000 Census: 11.0%; 1990 Census: 13.4%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 26.8% (2000 Census: 29.2%; 1990 Census: 24.4%)
Land Area: 12.41 square miles (32.14 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.16 square miles (0.41 square kilometers)

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Founded by John G. Downey in 1862 as a subdivision of Rancho Santa Gertrudis. Downey served as Governor of California from 1860 to 1862.

Downey Theatre

Downey Theatre. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

Oldest Operating McDonald's Restaurant

Oldest operating McDonald's Restaurant (opened 1953) at Lakewood and Florence Boulevards, Downey. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

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Map showing location of the City of Downey