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Hawthorne
Los Angeles County, California

ZipCodes
90250

Motto
The City of Good Neighbors



Page Contents for Hawthorne, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Hawthorne is approximately 71,349 1990, 84293 2010.
The approximate number of families is 29,214 1990, 28486 2010.
The amount of land area in Hawthorne is 15.367 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hawthorne is 6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hawthorne to Washington DC is 2435 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 364 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hawthorne is positioned 33.91 degrees north of the equator and 118.34 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

near the Los Angeles International Airport
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History & History Related Items

The Hawthorne Land Company was founded around 1905 by Benjamin I. Harding and Harry Dana Lombard when they purchase their property here. They proposed to build a town site of 80 acres where barley fields were then in place. Hawthorne was actually named for author, Nathaniel Hawthorne. Harding's daughter, Laurine Harding Woolwine, shared her birthday with Hawthorne and proposed the name for the new community. Hawthorne is both a residential and industrial area.

Here is a history page for Hawthorne.
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The incorporation of Hawthorne

July, 1922


Attractions

Aerospace Museum.
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Hawthorne City Government

The City of Hawthorne
4455 W 126th St
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: 310-970-7902

Hawthorne Historical Events

Late 1950's
The popular and timeless group, The Beach Boys began right here in Hawthorne.


Late 1940's
Olympian and great athlete, Jim Thorpe lived here with his third wife, Patricia Askew, from 1946-49.

Hawthorne Chamber

Hawthorne Chamber Of Commerce
4444 S. El Segundo Blvd
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: 310-676-1163
Fax: 310-676-7661
Email

Hawthorne Organizations

Hawthorne Chamber Of Commerce
4444 S. El Segundo Blvd
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: 310-676-1163
Fax: 310-676-7661
Email

Hawthorne Libraries

Los Angeles County Library
12700 Grevillea Ave Hawthorne, CA90250-4310
Phone: 310-679-8193



Wiseburn Library
5335 W 135th St
Hawthorne, CA 90250-4948
Phone: 310-643-8880

Hawthorne Schools

Dana Middle School
13500 Aviation Blvd
Hawthorne, CA 90250-6462
Phone: 310-643-6165 or 310-643-3025


Wiseburn School District
5437 W 138th
Hawthorne, CA 90250
Phone: 310-643-8826


Hawthorne School District
14120 Hawthorne Blvd
Hawthorne, CA 90250-7006
Phone: 310-676-2276 Hawthorne

Miscellany

The population of Hawthorne was:
1921 - 2,000
1930 - 6,595
1990 - 71,349

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