Chester is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's...
Morris County, among the fastest growing counties in the New Jersey, New York, Connecticut metropolitan region, nestles amid rolling hills, broad valleys and glittering lakes approximately 30 miles northwest of New York City.
The county combines natural beauty and pleasant suburban living with proximity to metropolitan surroundings. Its rolling landscape is dotted with lakes and rivers, and much of its beauty has been protected and preserved. Nearly 11,000 acres, one of New Jersey’s finest. Included are outdoor education centers, a marina, golf courses, a riding stable, indoor ice skating arena, cultural center, arboretums, and numerous types of hiking, cycling, wildflower and nature trails.
Today, Morris County is New Jersey’s seventh largest county. Multi-million dollar shopping centers and highway merchandising malls have combined with construction of world headquarters of name brand firms, discount houses, chain stores and food markets.
New Jersey Transit serves thousands of county commuters daily. Bus service links the 39 municipalities to the metropolitan region. Two airports are located within Morris County.