Hawthorne, California

city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, United States

Hawthorne is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Its population is 84,112. The area was first settled by the Shoshonian Indians during the 1500s.[1]

Famous residentsEdit

Marilyn Monroe lived in Hawthorne until she was six. The Beach Boys members Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, and Dennis Wilson grew up there. George Harrison's second wife, Olivia Harrison graduated from Hawthorne High School.


  1. "History of Hawthorne". cityofhawthorne.com. Archived from the original on 2 January 2011. Retrieved 29 December 2010.