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Hartsville, South Carolina

The city of Hartsville is located in Darlington County, South Carolina and is home to Coker College, a private baccalaureate college, and Kalmia Gardens, a 30-acre botanical garden. Hartsville’s name originates from an early plantation owner named John Hart, who helped Hartsville establish itself in the commercial world. The city has matured since its initial plantation days, and now has a population of over 9,000.

By the start of the 20th century, Hartville had developed into a thriving community, complete with a carriage factory, steam powered saw mill, grist mill, general store, post office, school and churches. James Coker, a significant figure in the early economy of Hartsville, established an oil mill as well as Southern Novelty Company, the forerunner of what would become Hartsville’s major industry: Sunoco Products Company. After the Southern Novelty Company and Carolina Fiber Company merged, Sonoco was created and began to employ scores of Hartsville residents. Currently, Sonoco is a Fortune 500 company with worldwide interest and maintains headquarters in Hartsville.

For many years, use of asbestos containing products was common in industrial and manufacturing industries such as those found in Hartsville. Workers who used or worked around asbestos products may be at risk to develop mesothelioma, a form of cancer. We provide information on mesothelioma treatment options near Hartsville at the bottom of this page. Additionally, you should know that mesothelioma law firms represent people from Hartsville who were exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Hartsville

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

  • Bob Cook Powerhouse
  • Carolina Fiber Company
  • Carolina Power & Light
  • Enterprise Lumber Company
  • H B Robinson
  • Hartsville Cotton Mills
  • Sonoco Products Company
  • Southern Novelty Company
  • Sunoco Oil Refinery
  • Sunoco Products Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Hartsville, South Carolina

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


Lexington Medical Park 2
146 North Hospital Drive
Suite 400
West Columbia, SC 29169

Distance: 64.5 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Hartsville, South Carolina

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in South Carolina, 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 South Carolina

Plea Deal Results in Six Months of Prison in Asbestos Case

Contractor Sentenced to Six Months for Clean Air Act Violation

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Charleston International Airport Officials to Seek Reimbursement for Costly Asbestos Abatement

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