Welcome to Chester, NH

More Facts About Chester

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 26.0 square miles (67 km2), of which 25.9 sq mi (67 km2) is land and 0.1 sq mi (0.26 km2) (0.42%) is water. The Exeter River rises in Chester. The highest point in town is found on an unnamed hill west of Bell Hill and northwest of Harantis Lake; it has two knobs of almost equal elevation of at least 635 feet (194 m), according to the most recent (2011-2012) USGS 7.5-minute topographical map. Chester lies mostly within the Piscataqua River (Coastal) watershed, though the western edge of town is in the Merrimack River watershed. (wikipedia.com)

Real Estate in Chester

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Chester Town Website

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Chester School District

Elementary and middle school students attend Chester Academy (public). High school students attend Pinkerton Academy in Derry, a privately operated school that contracts with the towns of Derry, Auburn, Chester, Candia, Hooksett, and Hampstead.

Restaurants, Pizza, and Ice Cream! 

Here are just a few of our local favorites:
Center Scoop
G & P Pizzeria
Olde Post Restaurant

Local Businesses in Chester

Check out these local businesses: 
Bittersweet Blessings
Cashmere Gardens
Chester General Store
Field to Fork Farm
Folsom's Sugar House


This historic home is also a weekend wedding venue:
Kent House of Chester

Explore Chester

Chester is home to the Wason Pond Conservation and Recreation Area,  a 105 acre mixed conservation and recreational use land surrounding Wason Pond, including a small covered bridge, a pond for fishing and swimming, walking trails, a playground and soccer fields. Take a break from the outdoors and visit the Chester Public Library, or on the second Saturday of every month the Chester Historical Society's Office and Exhibits at Stevens’ Memorial Hall are open from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. 

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