Hawthorne Facts

POPULATION 1,374 (One thousand three hundred seventy four)
LOCATION North Central Florida; eastern part of Alachua County in the crossroadsof U.S. Highway 301 and SR 20.
SCHOOLS Shell Elementary School
Hawthorne High School
HEALTH Dr.Colasante (University of Florida Clinics)
Dr. Marcy
Unit of Alachua County Health Department
CITY SERVICES Electricity; modern water system; sewer
Fire and police protection
TAXES Low city taxes; reasonable electric and water rates
Florida Septic
AGRICULTURE Citrus, livestock, vegetables, poultry and pecans
RECREATION FISHING Over 400 freshwater lakes within a 10-mile radius of Hawthorne provide the BEST FISHING IN FLORIDA
SWIMMING These lakes afford clear water for swimming and boating
HUNTING Duck, quail, other wild game. Also deer nearby.
Bingo Hall
Public Library
SERVICE CLUBS Chamber of Commerce,Lion's Club, American Legion, P.T.A., American Legion Auxiliary; Woman'sClub, Masonic Lodge, Order of Eastern Star, International Order of Odd Fellows.
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