Salt City Bowl

City of Hutchinson

Hutchinson Quick Facts

  • Population: 41,889
  • Nickname: The Salt City
  • Elevation: 1,535 feet
  • Average temperatures range from 50 degrees to 70 degrees in the Fall, and 30 to 50 degrees in the Winter

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Community History

The community of Hutchinson was founded in 1871, when Indian Agent C.C. Hutchinson contracted with the Santa Fe Railway to create a town at the railroad's bridge over the Arkansas River. The community was initially called "Temperance City." Hutchinson was incorporated on August 15, 1872.

 

 
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