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.
Jan
18
Sat
10:00 am REPAIR CAFE @ Senior Center, behind Town Hall Complex
REPAIR CAFE @ Senior Center, behind Town Hall Complex
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
REPAIR CAFE @ Senior Center, behind Town Hall Complex
  *To volunteer or for more information, please contact:* Elizabeth Knight Moss 845-544-1056 (H) or 845-741-3646 (C) eknightmoss@gmail.com
2:00 pm THE CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY @ 19 WINKLER PLACE, CHESTER NY 10918
THE CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY @ 19 WINKLER PLACE, CHESTER NY 10918
Jan 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
01182020 THE CHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Jan
20
Mon
7:00 am CHRISTMAS TREES PICK UP
CHRISTMAS TREES PICK UP
Jan 20 @ 7:00 am
Please place Christmas Trees at curbside. Please do not place trees on the road. pick up ends January 31, 2020 No artificial trees.

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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