Chester Chester County, South Carolina

Chester: Small rural city in Chester County, South Carolina, United States

About

Chester is a city located in the county of Chester in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,607. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,363 inhabitants.

Chester Quick Facts

Population : 5,363 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Chester County
Postal code : 29706
Phone Area Codes : 803
Altitude : 535 feet / 163 meters
Capital city : Chester is capital of Chester County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:40:24 (19th January 2022)
Population growth : -4.55% (2010-2020)
Chester locator map
Location of Chester on South Carolina map.
Chester County Courthouse 'Built 1852'  Chester  South Carolina image
Chester County Courthouse 'Built 1852' Chester South Carolina
Chester County Courthouse 'Built 1852'  Chester  South Carolina image

Geography

Chester is located at 34°42'17"N 81°12'51"W (34.7048600, -81.2142600).

Chester map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Chester decreased by 4.55% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 6,476 - census
2010 5,607 -15.5% census
2011 5,541 -1.19% estimation process
2012 5,505 -0.65% estimation process
2013 5,505 0% estimation process
2014 5,451 -0.99% estimation process
2015 5,440 -0.2% estimation process
2016 5,413 -0.5% estimation process
2017 5,406 -0.13% estimation process
2018 5,397 -0.17% estimation process
2019 5,377 -0.37% estimation process
2020 5,363 -0.26% estimation process

Chester zip code is 29706. County name: Chester, County fips: 45023

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People born in Chester (27)

People born in Chester, including politician John J. Hemphill, politician Robert W. Hemphill, basketball player Allison Feaster, .

List

  • George McCorkle (American musician) he was born in 11/10/1947
  • Ron Rash (American poet, short story writer and novelist) he was born in 25/09/1953
  • William H. Brawley (United States federal judge) he was born in 13/05/1841
  • Antonio Larell Davis (American boxer) he was born in 31/07/1972
  • Bobby Gage (American football player (1927-2005)) he was born in 15/12/1927
  • David Morgenthaler (American venture capitalist) he was born in 05/08/1919
  • Ed Durham (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 17/08/1907
  • John Dunovant (brigadier general in the Confederate States Army of the American Civil War) he was born in 05/03/1825
  • John Lyles Glenn, Jr. (United States federal judge) he was born in 02/04/1892
  • Marion Campbell (American football player (1929-2016)) he was born in 25/05/1929
  • Scot Brantley (American college football player, professional football player, linebacker, sports broadcaster) he was born in 24/02/1958
  • Tony Stewart (Canadian football player) he was born in 30/01/1968
  • Zip Hanna (American football player (1916-2001)) he was born in 01/12/1916
  • Walker Gill Wylie (American surgeon) he was born in 01/01/1848
  • John King (American politician from South Carolina) he was born in 31/03/1975
  • Harry B. Luthi (South Carolina businessman and politician) he was born in 01/01/1933
  • Elizabeth Alexander (American composer) she was born in 06/08/1962
  • Greg Delleney (American politician) he was born in 09/02/1952

Schools in Chester

College & universities near Chester, SC

Code Name City ZIP
217891 Clinton College Rock Hill (SC) 29730

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chester, SC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
CLB Columbia 850 Pulaski Street RAIL

Post offices near Chester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chester Post Office Chester (SC) 29706

Other places with the same name (22)

  • Chester , Illinois city in Illinois with a population of 8,145 people.
  • Chester , New Hampshire human settlement in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States of America with a population of 5,278 people.
  • Chester , Connecticut town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States with a population of 4,175 people.
  • Chester , Pennsylvania city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 4,072 people.
  • Chester , New York village in Orange County, New York with a population of 3,247 people.
  • Chester , Ohio human settlement in Ohio, United States of America with a population of 3,107 people.
  • Chester , Vermont town in Windsor County, Vermont, United States with a population of 3,018 people.
  • Chester , West Virginia city in West Virginia, USA with a population of 2,313 people.
  • Chester , Michigan township in Eaton County, Michigan with a population of 2,058 people.
  • Chester , New Jersey borough in Morris County, New Jersey with a population of 1,620 people.
  • Chester , Georgia city in Dodge County, Georgia, United States with a population of 1,560 people.
  • Chester , Massachusetts town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States with a population of 1,365 people.
  • Chester , Indiana city in United States of America with a population of 938 people.
  • Chester , Montana town in and the county seat of Liberty County, Montana, United States with a population of 870 people.
  • Chester , South Dakota township in Lake County, South Dakota with a population of 765 people.
  • Chester , Maine town of the United States with a population of 523 people.
  • Chester , Minnesota unincorporated community in Olmsted County, Minnesota with a population of 456 people.
  • Chester , Texas town in Tyler County, Texas, United States with a population of 310 people.
  • Chester , Nebraska human settlement in Thayer County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 218 people.
  • Chester , Arkansas city in Arkansas with a population of 159 people.
  • Chester , Iowa city in Howard County, Iowa, United States with a population of 120 people.

Other cities in Chester County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Chester County , SC.

City Name Population Title
City of Chester 5,607 Small rural city in Chester County, South Carolina, United States
Great Falls 1,872 Town in Chester County, South Carolina, United States and is located fourteen miles southwest of Lancaster, South Carolina
Eureka Mill 1,476 Census-designated place in Chester County, South Carolina
Gayle Mill 913 Census designated place
Fort Lawn 889 City in Chester County, South Carolina, United States of America
Lake View 779 City in South Carolina
Richburg 259 Town of the United States
Lowrys 195 Human settlement in Chester County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Chester distances to largest South Carolina cities