Chester County


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Chester County, South Carolina

PO Box 580
Chester, SC 29706
Phone: (803) 385-2605
Fax: (803) 581-7975
www.chesterchamber.com

In north-central SC, south of Rock Hill; organized Mar 12, 1785 from Camden District. Name Origin: For Chester, PA

Area (sq mi):: 586.16 (land 580.52; water 5.64) Population per square mile: 57.20
Population 2005: 33,228 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 5.90% Population 2000: 34,068 (White 59.60%; Black or African American 38.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 36.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,709; median household $32,425; Population below poverty level: 15.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,941-$22,139
Unemployment (2004): 10.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chester County, Tennessee

PO Box 205
Henderson, TN 38340
Phone: (731) 989-2233
Fax: (731) 989-9602

In southwestern TN, southeast of Jackson; organized Mar 4, 1879 from Hardeman, Madison, McNairy, and Henderson counties. Name Origin: For Col. Robert I. Chester (1793-c.1860), officer in the Republic of Texas army and TN state legislator

Area (sq mi):: 288.74 (land 288.52; water 0.22) Population per square mile: 55.30
Population 2005: 15,941 State rank: 76 Population change: 2000-20005 2.60%; 1990-2000 21.20% Population 2000: 15,540 (White 87.60%; Black or African American 10.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 34.10
Income 2000: per capita $15,756; median household $34,349; Population below poverty level: 14.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,889-$21,681
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 54.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Chester County, Pennsylvania

2 N High St Suite 512 PO Box 2748
West Chester, PA 19380
Phone: (610) 344-6100
Fax: (610) 344-5995
dsf.chesco.org

On southeastern border of PA, west of Philadelphia; original county, organized as Upland County Mar 10, 1682; name changed soon after. Name Origin: For Chester, Cheshire, England, home of many settlers brought to America by William Penn (1644-1718)

Area (sq mi):: 759.81 (land 755.97; water 3.84) Population per square mile: 627.00
Population 2005: 474,027 State rank: 7 Population change: 2000-20005 9.30%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 433,501 (White 87.20%; Black or African American 6.20%; Hispanic or Latino 3.70%; Asian 2.00%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 5.50%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $31,627; median household $65,295; Population below poverty level: 5.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $46,453-$47,480
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 27.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • West Chester County seat (17,701)
  • Phoenixville (14,976)
  • Coatesville (11,386)

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    The Chester County District Attorney's Office is still reviewing what happened, but it says a retired police officer halted an armed robbery at a gas station.
    Casey's photographic travelog, "Barns, Farms, and Rolling Hills of Chester County" will learn just what makes Chester County, Pennsylvania, worthy of a day trip.
    Most recently, he was a senior account executive in Lancaster County and Chester County, Pennsylvania.
    First Resource Bank is a locally owned and operated Pennsylvania state-chartered bank, serving the banking needs of businesses, professionals and individuals in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
    Pennsylvania American Water, a subsidiary of American Water, announced that it has acquired the wastewater system assets of Sadsbury Township in Chester County for a purchase price of approximately $8.6M.
    Aqua Pennsylvania has three other fair market value asset purchase agreements in place: New Garden Township, Chester County with approximately 2,100 customer connections; and Cheltenham and East Norriton townships in Montgomery County with about 10,500 and 4,950 customer connections, respectively.
    Poly-America launched Carolina Poly in Chester County in 2015.
    Bruce Rogal, 59, of Glen Moore, is wanted on charges of homicide and attempted homicide, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said, ABC6 (https://6abc.com/da-police-search-for-man-who-killed-parents-at-chester-county-retirement-community/4288358/) reported.
    She has also formerly served on the Boards of the Chester County Economic Development Council, SEEDCO and Penn Medicine Chester County Hospital.
    Saint-Gobain elected to keep its headquarters in Chester County to retain its well-established talent base and continue its contribution to the financial vitality of Chester County and the Greater Philadelphia area.
    The project includes modifications to meter and regulator stations in Middlesex County, NJ, Chester County, PA and Richmond County, NY.

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