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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.


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Median household income
Local
$39,417
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chester demographic reports
Chester is at the convergence of three branches of the Williams River.
Former and merged names include:
· Flamstead
· New Flamstead
Townspeople adopted their own Declaration of Independence from the British in 1774.

Prosperity came with arrival of the railroad in 1849

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1993 movie, "Ethan Frome"
Historic sites and museums: Chester Depot
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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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.

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23% of Chester residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Chester include Chester Village Historic District, Stone Village Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Chester, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $433.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $932.


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Libraries in Chester include Whiting ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Chester workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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