Ranked in the 95th percentile


  • Chester is ranked #99 in Virginia
  • Chester is ranked #1,298 in the USA
  • High Graduation Rates
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Sunny Weather
  • High Income per Capita
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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Chester, VA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Westover Hills, Richmond8212.61,031
Oxford, Richmond8014.22,122
Gravel Hill, Richmond8013.3577
Chippenham Forest, Richmond8013.71,127
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Forest Hill, Richmond7912.21,061
Church Hill, Richmond7912.32,389
Central Office, Richmond7812.8245
Gambles Hill, Richmond7812.9343

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PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Short Pump, VA8823.427,099
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Woodlake, VA8614.27,172
Brandermill, VA8413.213,616
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mechanicsville, VA8419.137,201
Tuckahoe, VA8418.347,997
Rockwood, VA8418.37,882
Bon Air, VA8313.616,957
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What to Do in Chester, VA

Chester is an historic town with fun activities for kids and adults alike. If you'll be visiting the city soon, or live in Chester and want to plan a fun trip for your loved ones and friends, here are some attractions to consider. Henricus Historical Park allows you to take a walk while you enjoy the benefits of nature and get a feel for how Chester was in centuries past. You can also visit Pocahontas State Park to see some of the beautiful creatures that live in the forest and lake areas of the city. Ironbridge Sports Bar is another popular spot where you can enjoy a casual meal with friends while watching your favorite sports game. You can also do some shopping at The Lazy Daisy for specialty gifts and items that you won't find anywhere else. Or, you can take the kids to Off the Wall, an indoor entertainment center that creates hours of fun for kids of all ages.
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Source: The Chester, VA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).