The Downs business community is vital and active in this rural town, and is supported by a wide variety of businesses including industrial, agricultural, retail and service.
The downtown features many different types of businesses, all within walking distance, covering topics such as clothing, shoes, electronic, art, flowers, automotive, hardware, hair care, groceries, banking, real estate, decorating, gifts, sporting goods, furniture and pharmaceutical.
The town sports a weekly newspaper, several eating establishments, automotive care centers, a dental clinic, medical clinic, motels, a bed and breakfast and also a hunting lodge.
Griffith Industrial Park is home to several businesses and is always looking to expand.
Downs Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 172, Downs, KS 67437
President: Mandy Burda
Vice President: Dawn Thomas
Secretary: Jodi Beisner
Treasurer: LaRhea Cole
Membership: Glenda Rothchild
Downs Chamber meets at noon on the First Wednesday of the month
Retail Trade meetings are held the Third Wednesday of the month.
Junior Chamber members for the 2017 Year: Isaac Schoen, Rachel Miller, Nicholas Schmitt