Welcome to the Village of Chester, NY

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Nov
1
Fri
3:00 am SNOW ORDINANCE IN EFFECT Everyda... @ Village of Chester
SNOW ORDINANCE IN EFFECT Everyda... @ Village of Chester
Nov 1 2019 @ 3:00 am – Apr 15 2020 @ 6:00 am
Per Village Code: No Parking on Village Streets from November 1, 2019 thru April 15, 2020. Everyday from 3 am to 6 am.
Dec
6
Fri
10:00 am TOY DRIVE – SPONSORED BY CHESTER...
TOY DRIVE – SPONSORED BY CHESTER...
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm
TOY DRIVE - SPONSORED BY CHESTER KIWANIS TOYLAND
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Dec
8
Sun
4:30 pm Chester’s 27th Annual Holiday Tr...
Chester’s 27th Annual Holiday Tr...
Dec 8 @ 4:30 pm
Chester's 27th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
Chester’s 27th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting, Caroling & Open House. – Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 4:30 pm. For more information see website: www.chesterhistoricalsociety.com

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About Our Village

The Village of Chester was Incorporated in 1892

At the center of a dairy industry, the village claims to be the birthplace of “Philadelphia Cream Cheese.” Other brands produced in Chester were Clover Brand, Cow Brand, D’isigny, Fromage De Brie, Neufchatel, Star Brand and World Brand.

Chester is in Orange County. It was named after a location in England. The Village of Chester is primarily located in the northern part of the Town of Chester.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.5 km²) and is located on NY-94, north of NY-17. Goose Pond Mountain State Park is southeast of the village.

Village of Chester Historical Society Website