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Conneaut, Ohio

Conneaut is a city along Lake Erie in Ohio. Sharing a border with Pennsylvania, Conneaut has a population of around 12,500 occupying a 27 square-mile area. Lake Erie provides industry and recreation for the city, with beaches, marinas and an active international shipping port. Three railroad lines and a major interstate highway also traverse Conneaut. Primary industries include plastics, healthcare, construction and seasonal tourism. Plastics company CSP of Ohio is a top employer, as are General Aluminum and millwork manufacturer CW Ohio.

Settled in 1799, Conneaut was incorporated as a village in 1834. The name Conneaut is derived from a Seneca Native term of uncertain meaning, though it is often interpreted as "place of many fish". Conneaut was a small rural town up until the end of the 19th century. In 1882, thanks to a 70-acre gift from the town, the New York, Chicago & St. Louis Railroad, popularly known as the Nickel Plate Road, chose Conneaut as the location for its roundhouse, shops and maintenance yards. The Bessemer & Erie Railroad and the New York Central Railroad also ran connections through Conneaut, linking Lake Erie to the Pennsylvania coal mines and steel mills. By 1902, Conneaut's population had more than doubled and the town reincorporated as a city. Businesses active during the first quarter of the 20th century include Cummins Can Company, the Brilliant Lamp Company, United Brick Company and the Conneaut Shovel Company. As with much of the Great Lakes region, manufacturing in Conneaut has declined in the second half of the 20th century.

Conneaut's history of construction and industry makes asbestos exposure, and mesothelioma cancer, an ongoing concern for workers. We provide information about mesothelioma treatment options in and around Conneaut at the bottom of this page. If you were exposed to asbestos in Conneaut and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should also consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Conneaut

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

  • Brown Memorial Hospital
  • Conneaut Die Casting
  • Conneaut Electric Light Company
  • Conneaut Shovel Company
  • N and W Railroad
  • N.K.P.- Conneaut Yard
  • New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad Company
  • Nickel Plate R.R.
  • Nickel Plate Road
  • Pittsburgh and Conneaut Dock Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Conneaut, Ohio

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Conneaut, 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.


11100 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

Distance: 57.7 miles


2010 East 90th Street
Cleveland, OH 44195

Distance: 62.1 miles


667 Eastland Avenue South East
Warren, OH 44484

Distance: 46.1 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Conneaut, Ohio

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Conneaut, 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: 62.1 miles

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

Distance: 62.1 miles

Dr. Rodney J. Landreneau
Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center of UPMC Cancer Centers
5200 Centre Avenue, Suite 715
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Distance: 97.9 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Conneaut, 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.

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