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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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