|Elevation||4,882 ft (1,488 m)|
Hawley is an unincorporated community in Plumas County, California. It lies at an elevation of 4882 feet (1488 m). Hawley is located on the Western Pacific Railroad, 6.25 miles (10.1 km) east of Portola. It was named for Karl Onis Hawley who was head surveyor that surveyed the Feather River Canyon for the Western Pacific Railroad. Photos taken by him are available online at http://issuu.com/youknowcj/docs/building_the_railroad.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hawley, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 384. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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