Hawthorne is a city in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, located in south-western Los Angeles County, California. It is part of a seventeen-city region commonly called the South Bay. The following businesses are located in Hawthorne:
• The Boring Company • Century Media Records, independent rock label • Northrop Corporation • OSI Systems, electronics manufacturer • SpaceX • Tesla, Inc. has its design centre at the Hawthorne Municipal Airport.
Hawthorne has a population of over 86,068 people. Hawthorne also forms part of the wider Los Angeles metropolitan area which has a population of over 13,310,447 people.