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Columbia, Tennessee

Columbia, incorporated in 1817, is situated along the banks of the Duck River at the southern edge of the Nashville Basin. Columbia is a city in and the county seat of Maury County located approximately 45 miles south of Nashville. The city is known for being the self-proclaimed "Mule capital of the world" and honors this fact with "Mule Day", an annual Columbia celebration of all things pertaining to mules. “Mule Day” has evolved from a single day event, when it first began in 1840, into a multi-day festival that attracts more than 200,000 people to the Columbia.

Today, Columbia is largely a tourist destination. Attractions in Columbia include the James K. Polk Ancestral Home, the Columbia Athenaeum, and Mule Day. Columbia is home of the national headquarters for the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Also, Columbia State Community College, a two-year college founded in 1966, is located in Columbia. It was the first community college established in Tennessee and is currently one of the Columbia's largest employers.

We have confirmed that Columbia has numerous jobsites where asbestos exposure has occurred. Asbestos exposure has been linked to mesothelioma, a asbestos-related cancer. If you were exposed to asbestos in Columbia, Tennessee and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should consider contacting an asbestos law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Columbia

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

  • Central Lime & Cement
  • Chemcoke Inc.
  • Columbia Central High School
  • Columbia Metal Products
  • Consolidated Aluminum
  • E.I. Du Pont De Nemours
  • Hooker Chemical Corp
  • Kraft Foods Company
  • Monsanto Chemical Company
  • National Carbon Company
  • Oakes Chair Company
  • Occidental Chemical
  • Phelps Dodge Aluminum Prod
  • Union Carbide

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Columbia, Tennessee

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


691 Preston Building
Nashville, TN 37232

Distance: 38.6 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Columbia, Tennessee

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

Dr. Eric S. Lambright
Vanderbilt Cancer Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
1710 The Vanderbilt Clinic
Nashville, TN 37232

Distance: 38.6 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Columbia, Tennessee

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

Tennessee State Senator Has Mesothelioma From Asbestos Exposure

Former Tennessee State Senator Ray Albright was exposed to asbestos four decades ago, and now he is struggling with mesothelioma cancer as a result.

Thatcher Mills Burns to the Ground Causing Asbestos Concerns

The former Standard Coosa Thatcher Mills building burned to the ground last week, causing concerns about potential exposure to asbestos.

Asbestos Exposure Across the U.S.

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