Towns – Chester

Chester, Vermont 05038

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Chester VTSouth Central Vermont community ChesterChester, Vermont is a town located in Windsor County. Chester, VT was originally a farming and transportation community serving as a rail hub for the region. But, as farms mechanized and trains gave way to trucks, Chester has become a residential community with some farming and environmentally-friendly light manufacturing.



Chester has many comfortable and congenial lodging establishments, motels, Victorian inns, fine restaurants, service oriented shops, and cultural events. The town has more recently developed a tourist industry by maintaining the elegance and charm of a Victorian village and rural countryside, attracting visitors from around the globe. The town of Chester has kept a sense of community with well managed town services, quality businesses, and many active churches, clubs, and civic organizations. Chester was originally called Flamstead, one of the first towns to declare independence from the British. Chester is famous for its Stone Village, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Stone Village is located along Vermont Route 103 in North Chester, across the Williams River from Chester Center. Many of the houses in Stone Village are made of local Vermont granite. The annual Chester Fall Foliage Festival is a popular Vermont Autumn event.

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Chartered: 1764
County: Windsor
Chester, VT Population:
2010: 3,154

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 43.1717
Longitude: -72.3654

Chester, VT Local Information
Chester Town Offices: 802-875-2173

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