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Welcome to Hutchinson ...

The city of Hutchinson is located in McLeod County.

The location of Hutchinson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Hutchinson: HUTCH-in-suhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hutchinson has a population of 13,979 people<3> (see below for details).

Hutchinson is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Hutchinson lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Hutchinson: (320)

The ZIP code for Hutchinson: 55350<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hutchinson had a population of 14,178 people (or 38.68% of the total population of McLeod County). This makes Hutchinson the county's most populous community.

The population of Hutchinson represents 0.27% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,178 people, the population of Hutchinson increased 8.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,080 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hutchinson had an population of 13,979 people. This is a decrease of 1.4% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.87% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hutchinson.

Communities Also Named Hutchinson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Hutchinson - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Virginia (2) and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hutchinson.

Websites for Hutchinson ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hutchinson. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hutchinson. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hutchinson. Our list includes 7 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hutchinson:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hutchinson ...

Looking for more information about Hutchinson? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hutchinson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hutchinson.

Communities near Hutchinson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Litchfield   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Hutchinson

Located in Meeker County

Glencoe   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Hutchinson

Cokato   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Hutchinson

Located in Wright County

Winsted   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the East (E) of Hutchinson

Howard Lake   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Hutchinson

Located in Wright County

Lester Prairie   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the East (E) of Hutchinson

Dassel   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the North (N) of Hutchinson

Located in Meeker County

Hector   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Hutchinson

Located in Renville County

Silver Lake   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the East (E) of Hutchinson

Brownton   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the South (S) of Hutchinson

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hutchinson.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hutchinson. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hutchinson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hutchinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hutchinson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hutchinson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hutchinson) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hutchinson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hutchinson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hutchinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8857, Longitude: -94.3769     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hutchinson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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