Chester Borough Info

The Borough of Chester is a 1.6 square mile village centered on a main street lined with specialty shops, old homes, and historic buildings. Widely known for its distinctive charm, Chester Borough draws many visitors who enjoy a day in the country atmosphere. The surrounding Chester Township is a 29.3 square mile residential community made up of farms, estates, and attractive housing developments.

The two municipalities share other common bonds in addition to the school system. These include the public library, an active athletic association, a theater in the round, and many civic organizations.

Chester Borough


Chester Elementary Schools K-8

West Morris Mendham HS

Valley Brook Country Day School

Long Valley Christian Nursery School


The Goddard School

Westmont Montessori

Little Lambs Nursery School

Bright Horizons

St. Joseph’s School Mendham

Far Hills Country Day

Gill St. Bernards


Villa Walsh



Holistic Moms

Moms’ Club

Recreation – State Parks

Hacklebarney State Park

Black River

YMCA Randolph

YMCA Basking Ridge

4 H

County Parks

Bamboo Brook & Willowwood Arboretum

Kay Environmental Center

Mount Paul Memorial Park

Patriots Path

The Cooper Mill

Chester Township Parks

Allen & Knight Tracts

Black River Park

Chubb Park

Evans Family Forest Preserve

Highlands Ridge Park

MacGregor Preserve

Parker Road Preserve

Tannersbrook Preserve

Tiger Brook Park

Chester Area Pool

Chester/Mendham Baseball and Softball

Chester Basketball

Boy Scouts

Girl Scouts

Chester Community Garden

Chester/Mendham Lacrosse

Chester Runners

Chester Trails

Chester Walkers

Chester Wrestling

Chester Twin Bears Cheerleading

Chester Twin Bears Football

West Morris Soccer Club


NJ Transit


Service Organizations

Chester/Long Valley Rotary Club

Chester Garden Club

Chester Food Pantry

Chester Lions Club

Chester Historical Society

Chester Lions Club

Chester Lioness Club

The Seeing Eye

Neighbors and Newcomers of Chester

Veterans Services of Morris County


Morris County Arts Workshop

The Piano Workshop

Houses of Worship

Community Presbyterian Church

First Congregational Church of Chester

Grace Bible Chapel

Saint Lawrence the Martyr


Historic Chester Business Association

In the Malls

On Main Street


Local Businesses


Fun Things to Do

Alstede Farms

Riamede Apple Farm

Stony Hill Farms

The Cider Mill

Cooper Mill


Chester Patch

Observer Tribune

Carol Borman
Carol Borman
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259 Main St Chester NJ 07930