Located on the southeastern end of the Virginia Peninsula, Hampton is an independent city of Virginia and is part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. With over 137,000 residents, Hampton is the sixth most populous city in the state and houses the world’s first bridge-tunnel, which crosses the channel that serves as gateway to the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. On March 30, 1908, Hampton formally became an incorporated city.
Since its settlement in 1610, and the founding of Fort Calhoun and Fort Monroe, the military has remained a strong presence in Hampton. In 1916, prior to World War I, Langley Air Force Base was established and operated as a flying field, balloon station, observer’s school, experimental engineering department, and aerial coastal defense. Langley Field was the first base built in the United States specifically for air power and today, is one of the oldest facilities of the Air Force. Modern day Hampton offers an array of business and industrial enterprises, as well as residential neighborhoods and historical sites. Hampton is home to St. John’s Church, the oldest English-speaking church in the United States, as well as Nasa Langley Station (now called NASA Langley Research Center). The largest employers in Hampton are Fort Monroe, Hampton University, and Hampton Virginia Medical Center – Veteran’s Hospital.
We have confirmed that Hampton, Virginia has many locations where asbestos exposure occurred over the years. If you have been exposed to asbestos containing materials, you may be at risk to develop mesothelioma. For your convenience, we have listed mesothelioma cancer centers close to Hampton at the bottom of this page. Mesothelioma lawyers may also be able to assist you if you were exposed to asbestos in Hampton and then diagnosed with mesothelioma.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Hampton
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Hampton where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Bureau Yards and Docks
- Dixie Hospital
- Hampton Normal and Agaricultural Institute
- Hampton Roads Railway and Electric Company
- Langley Field
- Nasa Langley Station
- National Home For D.V.S.
- Newport News and Hampton Railway Gas and Electric Company
- Newport News and Old Point Railway and Electric Company
- Peninsular Pure Water Company
- Southern Branch
- United States Aviation Gas Plant Langley Field
- Veterans Admin Facility
- Veterans' Administration Home
- Virginia Elec and Power Company
- Virginia Medical Center
- Virginia Public Service Company
- West Heating Plant
Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Hampton, Virginia
For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Hampton, Virginia. 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.
Massey Cancer Center
401 College Street
Richmond, VA 23298
Distance: 68.1 miles
Virginia Oncology Associates Cancer Treatment Center
Lake Wright Cancer Care Center of Virginia
5900 Lake Wright Drive
Norfolk, VA 23502
Distance: 15.1 miles
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Hampton, Virginia
Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Virginia, 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 Virginia
West Virginia University will receive $730,000 as part of Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Initiative. Learn more at the Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance.
The Staunton Courthouse has reopened, but asbestos abatement on the third floor still needs to be completed.