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Hawley is a city in Clay County, in the Fargo metro area.
The community was named for Gov. Joseph Hawley
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Hawley. For links to other places called Hawley, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hawley is 46.880N. The longitude is -96.316W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,152 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,855.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hawley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fargo-Moorhead area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56549 ZIP code.
24% of Hawley residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hawley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hawley was $17,178, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Hawley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hawley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $341. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $752.
Libraries in Hawley include Hawley Public Library ... View libraries
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hawley political report.
The average commute time for Hawley workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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