Place:Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States


Coordinates42.429°N 112.122°W
Located inBannock, Idaho, United States
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Downey is a city in the Marsh Valley in southern Bannock County, Idaho, United States. It is part of the Pocatello Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 625 at the 2010 census.

The community was reportedly named after one Mr. Downey, a director of the Union Pacific Railroad. However, researchers have been unable verify existence of said Mr. Downey. Notwithstanding, some have asserted he was a track worker, not a director.

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