The City of Hutchinson, located in the heart of south central Kansas, has a population of over 41,000. Situated 45 minutes northwest of Wichita, Hutchinson has an excellent quality of life, short commute times, strong public and private schools, a thriving healthcare system, and many of the amenities of larger communities while preserving the spirit of small town living. Hutchinson offers a variety of recreational and cultural amenities centralized in Downtown Hutchinson including the Hutchinson Art Center, Historic Fox Theatre, Stage 9, and others. Popular attractions in Hutchinson include the Hutchinson Zoo, Strataca - an underground salt museum, and Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center as well as events hosted such as the Kansas State Fair and National Junior College Athletic Association Basketball Tournament. For outdoor enthusiasts, Hutchinson is home of Dillon Nature Center, state parks, Salt City Splash Aquatic Center and a plethora of golf courses. Find out more at www.hutchchamber.com.