Place:Chester, Warren, New York, United States

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NameChester
TypeTown
Located inWarren, New York, United States
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Chester is a town in Orange County, New York, United States. The population was 11,981 at the 2010 census. The town is named after another city in Great Britain. Chester contains a village, also called Chester.

Chester is the birthplace of Philadelphia-style cream cheese.

History

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The town was first settled around 1721. The town of Chester was organized in 1845 from parts of the towns of Blooming Grove, Goshen, Monroe, and Warwick.

The economy of the early town was based on dairy products.

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