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California is the most populous state of the United States. Located on the Pacific coast of North America, it is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California is known for its pleasant climate and ethnically diverse population. The name California is most commonly believed derived from a storied paradise peopled by black Amazons and ruled by Queen Califia.
Downey is a city located in southeast Los Angeles County, California, United States, 21 kilometers southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Downey was founded in 1800s. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 107,323 inhabitants. The city has a total area of 32.6 square kilometers.
The Downey Museum of Art has provided the residents of Downey with exhibitions by California and national artists. It is the only art museum between Downtown Los Angeles and Long Beach. There are notable natives include The Carpenters, James Hetfield of the musical group Metallica, an alumnus of Downey High School, Downey boosts an outstanding quality of life with 13 parks.
Downey is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in California worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of California.

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