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Chester (T)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States. Majority of the population is concentrated in the southern portion around New York City, the state is often regionalized into Upstate and Downstate. New York is the home of Ellis Island, where many immigrants in the early 20th century arrived in the United States.

Chester is a town in Orange County, New York, United States. The population of the town was 12,140 at the 2000 census. Chester is the former hometown of baseball great, Robert Demetrious. Its population in 2005 was estimated to 13,287. The town of Chester contains a village, also called Chester.
The town was first settled around 1821. The town of Chester was organized in 1845. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 65.4 square kilometers, from which 65.2 square kilometers of it is land and 0.2 square kilometers is water. In the town the population was spread out with 27.4 percent under the age of 18, 5.6 percent from 18 to 24, 33.8 percent from 25 to 44, 25.7 percent from 45 to 64, and 7.7 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 111.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.0 males.
Communities and locations in the town of Chester are East Chester, Goose Pond Mountain State Park and Walton Park. Chester is a town known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages. It is one of the favorite holiday places for most of the vacation lovers. It can also be considered as the preeminent, historical and potential tourism place.

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