All About Us!


The Municipality of the District of Chester is a treasure chest rich with tradition, culture and distinct history; a muse to many artisans from across the world from actors, writers, and artists using paint, wood, clay, glass, and wax as their medium. Photographers, singers, dancers and folk artists celebrate the beautiful landscape. Shops, galleries, and studios are either on one of the main streets or nestled in verdant corners. Our festivals brim with excitement and talent and are designed to foster the creativity that exists in all of us.

Incorporated in 1879, the Municipality has enjoyed an eventful past filled with stories of treasure, friendship, and community. Today, each of our seven districts offer residents and visitors a variety of landscape, livelihood, and leisure. From agriculture to industry; from hiking to sailing; from technology to the arts, the Municipality's gifts are plentiful and diverse.

As a whole, the Municipality is a distinct, lush and prosperous district with numerous crannies to explore. Find out for yourself using South Shore Connect, an extensive database of the what's what of the South Shore!

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