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Welcome to the

Village of Chester

Orange County, NY

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Chester Kiwanis Memorial Day Weekend 5K Race

May 25, 2024 7:20 AM — May 25, 2024 11:00 AM   
Chester Kiwanis Memorial Day Weekend 5K Race
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Chester Kiwanis is pleased to host the 29th edition of the Memorial Day Weekend 5K Race on Saturday May 25, 2024 at 8:45 AM.

Memorial Day - Village Hall Closed

May 27 — May 27   
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Memorial Day - Village Hall Closed

Planning Board Meeting

May 28, 2024 7:00 PM — May 28, 2024 8:00 PM   


Jun 04, 2024 7:00 PM — Jun 04, 2024 9:00 PM   
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The 2024 Chester Music Series will be held every Tuesday from June 2, 2024 to September 3, 2024 at 7 PM at the Jarvis Boone Memorial Amphitheater, 12 Bank Street, Chester, NY 10918. In case of rain, the events will be held on Wednesday at 7 PM.

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting

Jun 05, 2024 7:00 PM — Jun 05, 2024 8:00 PM   

Village of Chester Street

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.

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Village of Chester
47 Main Street
Chester, New York 10918

Phone: 845-469-2388
Fax: 845-469-5999
Email: [email protected]


The Village of Chester, New York is located in Orange County approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Our Village is a unique blend of Residential, Business, and Industrial.