The city of Hawthorne is located in the county of Alachua. It covers a total area of 13.0 sq. km. Industries related to alternative medicine, automotive, beverages, boat equipments, construction, dairy, apparel, cosmetics, freight forwarding, wholesale in flowers, industrial and commercial machinery, oil and lubrication, real estate and education, contribute to the local economy of the city. Commercial spaces are utilized by parks, pet shops, rehabilitation services, resale shops and campgrounds.