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.
Feb
28
Fri
4:00 pm KIWANIS ANNUAL FISH AND CHIPS DI... @ CHESTER ACADEMY
KIWANIS ANNUAL FISH AND CHIPS DI... @ CHESTER ACADEMY
Feb 28 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
KIWANIS ANNUAL FISH AND CHIPS DINNER @ CHESTER ACADEMY
Kiwanis CLUB OF CHESTER, NY Simply the Best in Town Serving from 4 to 7:00 PM Advanced Sale- Get your tickets by contacting any Chester Kiwanis member, calling {845) 800-8622, or email KiwanisClubofChester@Yahoo.com Eat in[...]
Mar
6
Fri
3:00 am STREET SWEEPING IN EFFECT EVERY ...
STREET SWEEPING IN EFFECT EVERY ...
Mar 6 @ 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.
Mar
9
Mon
7:00 pm VILLAGE MONTHLY MEETING 2020 @ Village Hall Conference Room
VILLAGE MONTHLY MEETING 2020 @ Village Hall Conference Room
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
DRAFT AGENDA FEB 2020 *If you require assistance attending the Village’s Monthly Meeting in the conference room on 2ND floor, please contact the clerk a few hours before the meeting. 845-469-2388 ext. 222 * Entrance to[...]

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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