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[...]
Aug
11
Tue
1:30 pm PLANNING BOARD WORK SESSION @ Chester Village Hall
PLANNING BOARD WORK SESSION @ Chester Village Hall
Aug 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Please click the link to join the webinar:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88494415950 Or Telephone: US: +1-253-215-8782 Toll Free 877-853-5247 Toll Free 888-788-0099 Webinar ID: 884 9441 5950 2020-08-11 WS Agenda 2020-08-11 WS Agenda – Rustic Wheelhouse Site Plan 2020-08-05[...]
Aug
14
Fri
3:00 am STREET SWEEPING IN EFFECT EVERY ...
STREET SWEEPING IN EFFECT EVERY ...
Aug 14 @ 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.
Aug
18
Tue
7:00 pm VILLAGE OF CHESTER MUSIC SERIES ... @ Village of Chester Music Series
VILLAGE OF CHESTER MUSIC SERIES ... @ Village of Chester Music Series
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Check us out on Facebook  – Chester NY Music Series – https://www.facebook.com/ChesterNYMusic August 18, 2020 Dark Horses – 7 pm to 9 pm August 25, 2020 Uncle Shoehorn Classic – 7 pm to 9 pm[...]

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