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About Chester TownshipBack to top
Size: 29.8 square miles
2010 Census Population: 7,838
Location: Morris County
Distance from New York City: About 40 miles
Distance from Newark: About 35 miles
Distance from Philadelphia: About 76 miles
Mass Transportation: New Jersey Transit train station in Peapack provides service to midtown Manhattan’s Penn Station. Lakeland Bus has service to Port Authority bus terminal in midtown Manhattan from nearby Far Hills.
Parks: Chubb Park, Route 24; Tiger Brook Park, Cooper Lane; Black River Park, Route 513; Cooper Mill, Route 24; Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center, Willowwood Arboretum, Longview Road; Hacklebarney State Park, off State Park Road
Local Sites/Attractions: Cooper Mill at Black River Park, Willowwood Arboretum, local farm stands for produce and plants.
Housing: Antique farmhouses, antique Colonials, center hall Colonials, equestrian properties, horse farms, luxury real estate, Cape Cods, Victorians, custom homes, cul de sac homes, new homes, ranch homes, cottages, contemporary homes, and a host of distinctive architectural styles.Back to top