Hawthorne is a city in Alachua County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,415 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 1,442 .
Hawthorne is located at 29°35′33″N 82°5′10″W / 29.5925°N 82.08611°W / 29.5925; -82.08611 (29.592494, -82.086247).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.7 km²). 3.2 square miles (8.3 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (4.48%) is water.