Hawthorne is a hamlet located in the town of Mount Pleasant, Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated approximately 30 miles north of New York City and has a population of around 4,500 people. Hawthorne is known for its mix of residential neighborhoods, commercial centers, and recreational areas. The hamlet is home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Mount Pleasant Town Pool, which offers swimming and other water activities. The hamlet is served by the Metro-North Railroad, which provides convenient access to New York City and other areas of the Hudson Valley.