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Chester is a town in Windsor County, in the Lebanon metro area.
The community was named for the Earl of Chester.
The latitude of Chester is 43.262N. The longitude is -72.595W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,044.
Prosperity came with arrival of the railroad in 1849
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10% of Chester residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chester ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chester was $19,661, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Chester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Chester include Chester Village Historic District, Stone Village Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Chester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $433. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $932.
Libraries in Chester include Whiting ... View libraries
The average commute time for Chester workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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