Chester Hampden County, Massachusetts

Chester: Town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States

About

Chester is a town located in the county of Hampden in the U.S. state of Massachusetts. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,337 and a population density of 36 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,365 inhabitants.

The town was created 262 years ago in 1759.

Chester Quick Facts

Population : 1,365 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Massachusetts (United States)
County : Hampden County
Postal code : 01011
Area : 37.1 km2
Altitude : 600 feet / 183 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1760 (262 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:53:13 (24th January 2022)
Density : 37 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.05% (2010-2020)
Chester locator map
Location of Chester on Massachusetts map.
Chester Town Hall  MA image
Chester Town Hall MA
Chester Town Hall  MA image

Geography

Chester is located at 42°16'45"N 72°58'43"W (42.2792600, -72.9787100).

Chester map

Demographics

The population of Chester increased by 2.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,337 - census
2011 1,350 0.96% estimation process
2012 1,357 0.52% estimation process
2013 1,363 0.44% estimation process
2014 1,370 0.51% estimation process
2015 1,375 0.36% estimation process
2016 1,377 0.15% estimation process
2017 1,376 -0.07% estimation process
2018 1,377 0.07% estimation process
2019 1,369 -0.58% estimation process
2020 1,365 -0.29% estimation process

Chester zip code is 01011. County name: Hampden, County fips: 25013

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People born in Chester (3)

People born in Chester, including politician Rowland Day, philanthropist Sarah Ann Mather, playwright A. E. Thomas, .

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Schools in Chester

College & universities near Chester, MA

Code Name City ZIP
168263 Westfield State University Westfield (MA) 01086-1630

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chester, MA

Code Name Address Type
NHT Union Station 170 Pleasant Street RAIL
PIT Joseph Scelsi Intermodal Transportation Center 1 Columbus Avenue RAIL
SPG Springfield Union Station 66 Lyman St. RAIL
AMM Amherst, Massachusetts 13 Railroad St. RAIL
GFD John W. Olver Transit Center 12 Olive Street RAIL

Post offices near Chester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chester Post Office Chester (MA) 01011

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Other cities in Hampden County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hampden County , MA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Springfield 152,646 City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city
North Chicopee 55,179 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Chicopee 54,825 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
City of Westfield 41,094 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Westfield 41,063 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Holyoke 39,921 City in Massachusetts, United States
Agawam 28,467 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
West Springfield 28,397 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts
Ludlow 21,101 Town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
East Longmeadow 16,093 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Longmeadow 15,624 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Wilbraham 14,670 Town in Massachusetts, United States
Palmer 12,174 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Southwick 9,715 City in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States of America
Monson 8,750 Town in Massachusetts
Hampden 5,154 Town in Massachusetts

Distance to Other Cities

Chester distances to largest Massachusetts cities