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East Liverpool

East Liverpool, industrial city (1990 pop. 13,654), Columbiana co., E central Ohio, on the Ohio River near the Pa. and W.Va. borders; settled 1798 as St. Clair, called Fawcett's Town until its incorporation as East Liverpool in 1834. Extensive clay deposits in the area are used in making pottery, brick, and tile. A ceramics center since about 1839, it has a museum housing a historical pottery collection.

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