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Chester Township is a township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 7,838, reflecting an increase of 556 (+7.6%) from the 7,282 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,324 (+22.2%) from the 5,958 counted in the 1990 Census. Chester Township is located about 40 miles (64 km) west of New York City and features Victorian style homes and palatial estates. Throughout the year there are craft fairs, Victorian house tours during the holiday season, jazz concerts in downtown park, and other community events. It was established by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 1, 1799, from portions of both Roxbury Township and Washington Township, based on the results of a referendum held that day. Additional territories were acquired from Randolph Township (in 1806) and Washington Township (1840 and 1853). Portions of the township were taken on April 3, 1930, to form Chester Borough, a separate municipality surrounded entirely by Chester Township. The township's name is derived from Chestershire in England.


Chester in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to Chester, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Atlantic City. Atlantic City is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. Also, to reach Chester, you'll have to take a flight to Atlantic City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Chester are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Chester*

  • Pollution Statistics in Chester

    Know the pollution level of Chester before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 100 (Very High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Chester: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Chester for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Chester.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 83.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Chester - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 61.46 (High)
    • Climate Index 69.26 (High)
    • Pollution Index 22.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 50 (High)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.71 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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