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.
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[...]
Apr
11
Sat
12:00 pm POSTPONED – CHESTER UNION FREE S... @ CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
POSTPONED – CHESTER UNION FREE S... @ CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
POSTPONED - CHESTER UNION FREE SCHOOL EXHIBITION @ CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
CHESTER UNION FREE SCHOOL EXHIBITION 032420
Apr
12
Sun
12:00 pm POSTPONED – CHESTER UNION FREE S... @ CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
POSTPONED – CHESTER UNION FREE S... @ CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
POSTPONED - CHESTER UNION FREE SCHOOL EXHIBITION @ CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
CHESTER UNION FREE SCHOOL EXHIBITION 032420

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