The town was first settled in the colonial days and was formally established in 1799. It grew prosperous throughout the 1800s thanks to its rich farmland and abundant mines nearby and saw another population boom in the decades following World War II. Today the town is widely seen as one of the most coveted locations in North Jersey for its ideal location, prestigious real estate options and high quality of life overall.
Chester offers a family-friendly atmosphere, plenty of historic charm and a superb quality of life. Outstanding public education is provided by the Chester Township Public School. Schools in the Chester Township Public School system includes Dickerson School, Bragg School and Black River Middle School.
Chester Parks and Recreation
Local attractions include the town's many parks such as Chubb Park. Chubb Park is an 85-acre community area with athletic fields, trails, hiking areas and a 9-11 memorial. Other parks in the area are Hacklebarney State Park and the idyllic Tiger Brook Park. Black River County Park offers a mix of historic sites and quiet scenic areas, making it a great place to relax and enjoy the day.
Those looking to become a Chester home buyer should contact the Debra Burke Team right away. Thanks to its high livability, prestigious real estate choices and exceptional location, this town offers a fantastic opportunity for North Jersey homebuyers.
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