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Statistics & Facts

The Kansas state capital is Topeka.
The population of Hutchinson is approximately 39,308 (1990), 42080 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 17,163 (1990), 16981 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hutchinson is 53.591 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.194 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hutchinson to Washington DC is 1186 miles.
The distance to the Kansas state capital is 142 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hutchinson is positioned 38.06 degrees north of the equator and 97.91 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Cheney State Park
16000 NE 50th Street
Cheney, Kansas
Phone: 620-542-3664
Just 12 miles south of Hutchinson along the Cheney reservoir. Cheney Reservoir is an idal sailing lake. The Ninnescah Yacht Club often sponsors regattas and club races here. Please call for hours of operation and fees.

Dillon Nature Center
3002 East 30th
Hutchinson, Kansas
Phone: 620-663-7411
This 100 acre site with woods, prairie, marsh and ponds is designated a national Urban Wildlife Sanctuary to help visitors understand, respect and appreciate the natural world. There are two miles of trails, displays, picnic areas, fishing pond and gardens. Please call for hours of operation and special group arrangements.

Hutchinson Zoo
600 East Blanchard at Carey Park
Phone: 620-694-2693

Hedrick's Exotic Animal Farm
West of Hutchinson on Highway 96
Toll-free: 888-489-8039
See many animals up close! Among the unusual animals are kangaroos, llamas, ostriches, zebras and more.

The Hutchinson Art Center
405 North Washington
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501
Phone: 620-663-1081

Cosmosphere - Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center
1100 N. Plum
Hutchinson, KS 67501
Phone: 620-662-2305
Toll-free: 800-397-0330
One of the most comprehensive space museums in existence. Also included in the complex are: The Hall of Space Museum, The Carey IMAX Dome Theater, the Justice Planetarium Theater, the Future Astronaut Program, the Cargo Bay Gift Store and food court. Please call for hours of operation.

The Kansas State Fair
2000 N. Poplar
Hutchinson, Kansas
Phone: 620-669-3600
Toll-free: 800-362-FAIR (3247)
A wide variety of activities from racing pigs to dirt track auto races and a spectacular carnival midway. Held each September for ten days, beginning the Friday after Labor Day.

Quivira National Wildlife Refuge
28 miles west on 4th Street
Phone: 620-486-2393
a 21,820 acre refuge with a variety of plant life which attracts birds from all parts of the USA and North America. More than 250 species of birds have been observed here including bald and golden eagles, whooping cranes, whilte pelicans and wild turkeys.
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