About This Place
Hutchins is a city in Dallas County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,805 at the 2000 census.
Union Pacific's Dallas Intermodal Terminal is located partly in the city of Hutchins and partly in the city of Wilmer . The shipping facility, was built by AUI Contractors LP, Prime Rail Interests Inc. and Halff Associates, Inc. is a 70 million U.S. dollar project.
Hutchins is located at 32°38′38″N 96°42′27″W / 32.64389°N 96.7075°W / 32.64389; -96.7075 (32.643784, -96.707538), approximately nine miles south of downtown Dallas. It is bordered by Dallas on the north and northwest, Lancaster on the southwest, Wilmer to the south, and the Trinity River to the east. Two Interstate Highways, 20 and 45, pass through the city.