HAWTHORN, VICTORIA, a city of Bourke county, Victoria, Australia, 45 m. by rail E. of and suburban to Melbourne. Pop. (1901), 21,339. It is the seat of the important Methodist Ladies'* College. The majority of the inhabitants are professional and business men engaged in Melbourne, and their residences are numerous at Hawthorn.
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)