Welcome to the Village of Chester, NY

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Apr
1
Wed
7:00 am Interstate Waste Bulk item pick ...
Interstate Waste Bulk item pick ...
Apr 1 @ 7:00 am – Nov 30 @ 6:00 pm
We value our customers and appreciate your business.  Our dedicated, friendly staff members are trained to handle any requests you may have. From scheduling new service to resolving questions about your invoice, you can be[...]
Oct
23
Fri
3:00 am STREET SWEEPING IN EFFECT EVERY ...
STREET SWEEPING IN EFFECT EVERY ...
Oct 23 @ 3:00 am – 6:00 am
*Street Sweeping* Ordinance will go into effect on all Fridays in which there is No Parking on Main St. (ALL) and Winkler PL. from the hours of 3:00 am-6:00 am.
10:00 am SHRED EVENT @ TOWN OF CHESTER TOWN HALL
SHRED EVENT @ TOWN OF CHESTER TOWN HALL
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Valid ID is required for verification of residency.  This event is for Town and Village  residents only.  A town resident is anyone residing in the Village or Town of Chester that pays a tax bill[...]
Oct
24
Sat
12:00 pm 2020 EARLY VOTING POLL SITES
2020 EARLY VOTING POLL SITES
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Voters can vote early at any site listed below in Orange County from October 24 – November 1. villageofchesterny.org/…/Offices-to-be-Filled-2020-Federal-State-Local.pdf SITE #1 City of Newburgh Activity Center 401 Washington St., Newburgh, NY   12550 SITE #2 Cornwall[...]
Oct
25
Sun
10:00 am 2020 EARLY VOTING POLL SITES
2020 EARLY VOTING POLL SITES
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Voters can vote early at any site listed below in Orange County from October 24 – November 1. Offices-to-be-Filled-2020—Federal-State-Local SITE #1 City of Newburgh Activity Center 401 Washington St., Newburgh, NY   12550 SITE #2 Cornwall[...]

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