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Hawthorne is in Mineral County.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the community was named for William Hawthorn, cattleman; another says it was named for the Hawthorne family of Massachusetts, descendants of author Nathaniel Hawthorne
The latitude of Hawthorne is 38.524N. The longitude is -118.623W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,331 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,311.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hawthorne demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mineral County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 89415 ZIP code.
15% of Hawthorne residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hawthorne ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hawthorne was $17,830, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Hawthorne residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hawthorne, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $334. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $679.
Libraries in Hawthorne include Mineral County Library ... View libraries
Mineral County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hawthorne political report.
The average commute time for Hawthorne workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Hawthorne include Best Inn & Suites.
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