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Ashland, Ohio

The City of Ashland is the county seat of Ashland County, Ohio. Ashland is the largest city in Ashland County, with a population of nearly 22,000. Although Ashland has some manufacturing, the county is still largely agricultural and Ashland's economy is more service and education-oriented. Ashland is home to Ashland University and Ashland Theological Seminary, both founded by the United Brethren Church, which has its world headquarters on the campus. In recent years, Ashland has developed its Fine Arts scene, with a regional ballet company, symphony orchestra and youth chorus.

Formerly known as Uniontown, Ashland was established in 1815. The name was changed in 1846 to avoid confusion with another Uniontown in Ohio. Farming was the chief occupation in Ashland in the early 19th century. Major crops included wheat, and apples produced from orchard stock grown by John Chapman, popularly known as "Johnny Appleseed," who spent the early decades of the 1800s in Ohio and established numerous tree nurseries in Ashland County. In the late 19th century, Ashland's population grew steadily, attracting manufacturing concerns, many of which catered to local agricultural needs. F.E. Meyers & Brothers was established in 1885 as a pump and hay tool manufacturer. Today, the company is owned by Pentair, Inc., and is still active in Ashland. In 1907, the Faultless Rubber Company established a plant in Ashland to manufacture pharmaceutical-grade rubber and plastic supplies. Faultless was acquired by Abbott Laboratories in 1966, which operated the plant until it closed in 2007. Current Ashland employers include Chandler Systems, Inc., Reineke Company, Inc., and Samaritan Regional Health System.

Ashland's history of industry and manufacturing make asbestos exposure an ongoing concern for workers and their loved ones. Workers exposed to asbestos may be at risk for malignant mesothelioma. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers located in or near Ashland at the bottom of this page. If you were diagnosed with mesothelioma in Ashland, you may also benefit from seeking the advice of a mesothelioma lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Ashland

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Ashland where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Armco
  • Ashland College
  • Ashland High School
  • Ashland Oil
  • Ashland University
  • Babcock and Wilcoxx Company
  • Cleveland Electric Illluminating Company
  • Emd Components
  • F.E. Myers and Bro
  • Faultless Rubber Company
  • Krebs Calkins Company
  • Pentair, Inc.
  • U-Brand Corporation

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Ashland, Ohio

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Ashland, Ohio. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


300 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Distance: 70.0 miles


3232 Central Park West, Suite C
Toledo, OH 43617

Distance: 92.0 miles


11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Distance: 57.9 miles


2010 East 90th Street
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 54.7 miles


667 Eastland Avenue South East
Warren, OH 44484

Distance: 85.4 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Ashland, Ohio

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Ashland, Ohio. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Nathan Pennell
The Cleveland Clinic’s Taussig Cancer Institute
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail Code R30
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 54.7 miles

Dr. James Stevenson
Cleveland Clinic/Taussig Cancer Institute
Mail Code R35
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 54.7 miles

Dr. David P. Carbone
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
The James–Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute
300 West 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

Distance: 70.0 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Ashland, Ohio

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Ohio, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

Asbestos Related News in Ohio

Goodyear Sued Over Asbestos Claims Paid by Berkshire Insurance

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is being sued by Berkshire Hathaway Inc. over property and casualty insurance claims related to asbestos. Read more at Mesothelioma.com.

Galion Neighbors Now Hearing About Asbestos Discovered In 2010

Neighbors in Galion are just now finding out about asbestos that was discovered at on old manufacturing plant in 2010.

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