Chester Hancock County, West Virginia

Chester: City in West Virginia, USA

About

Chester is a city located in the county of Hancock in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,585 and a population density of 999 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,313 inhabitants.

Chester Quick Facts

Population : 2,313 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Hancock County
Postal code : 26034
Phone Area Codes : 304
Area : 2.59 km2
Altitude : 705 feet / 215 meters
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 01:07:31 (30th November 2021)
Density : 894 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.76% (2010-2020)
Chester locator map
Location of Chester on West Virginia map.
Chester municipal building image
Chester municipal building
Chester municipal building image

Geography

Chester is located at 40°36'47"N 80°33'46"W (40.6131200, -80.5628500).

Chester map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Chester decreased by 11.76% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,585 - census
2011 2,569 -0.62% estimation process
2012 2,550 -0.75% estimation process
2013 2,539 -0.43% estimation process
2014 2,521 -0.71% estimation process
2015 2,492 -1.16% estimation process
2016 2,458 -1.38% estimation process
2017 2,429 -1.19% estimation process
2018 2,397 -1.34% estimation process
2019 2,369 -1.18% estimation process
2020 2,313 -2.42% estimation process

Chester zip code is 26034. County name: Hancock, County fips: 54029

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Local Places in Chester

People born in Chester (5)

People born in Chester, including basketball player Jim Jordan, actor Scott Paulsen, baseball player Win Mercer, you can see a list of people who born in Chester.

  • Herb Coleman (American football player) he was born in 18/06/1923
  • Betty Louise Evans (psychiatric nurse) she was born in 13/09/1930

Schools in Chester

College & universities near Chester, WV

Code Name City ZIP
203456 Kent State University at East Liverpool East Liverpool (OH) 43920

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chester, WV

Code Name Address Type
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
ALC Alliance 820 East Main Street RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL

Post offices near Chester

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chester Post Office Chester (WV) 26034

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Other cities in Hancock County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hancock County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Weirton Heights 19,450 City in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America
Weirton 18,068 City in West Virginia, United States
Newell 1,376 Human settlement in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America
New Cumberland 994 Human settlement in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Chester distances to largest West Virginia cities