Chester Borough (07930) is located in Morris County NJ about 40 miles west of New York City. Chester Borough has a total area of 1.45 square miles and is completely surrounded by Chester Township. The community is well-known for its historic downtown village with retail shops, antique stores, and restaurants. Most of the Borough is devoted to single family homes that range from 1800s historic colonials to new construction. Shadow Ridge, a neighborhood built by Toll Brothers in the 1990s, features 3,000+ square foot center hall colonials that are within walking distance to the village. The Brick Tavern is a National Historic Structure built in the Federal Style between 1810-1812. The property served as a hotel, tavern, and stagecoach stop between New York and Pennsylvania.
Chestertowne is a townhouse community within walking distance to restaurants and shopping. Units feature 3,000+ square foot of living space, along with 3 bedrooms, 2+ baths, 2-car garages, and basements.
Chester is easily accessible to U.S. Route 206 and County Highway 510. The train station in Morristown is located to the east.
Chester Borough and Chester Township students in grades K-8 attend the Chester Public School District. Schools in the district are Dickerson Elementary School (K-2), Bragg Intermediate School (3-5), and Black River Middle School (6-8). Public school students in grades 9-12 attend West Morris Mendham High School, which is located in Mendham Borough.
There are eight parks facilities located and maintained by Chester Township, which include Chubb Park, Tiger Brook Park, Black River Park, MacGregor Preserve, Evan Family Forest Preserve, Highlands Ridge Park, and Allen and Knights Tract. These parks offer a wide variety activities including hiking trails, fishing areas, playgrounds, baseball, softball, & soccer fields, as well as a Special Events Showground (located in Chubb Park) and tennis courts. Chester Borough has a variety of parks which include Grove Street Park, Memorial Field and Chester Park.
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