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Chester
Plumas County, California

ZipCodes
96020




Page Contents for Chester, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Chester is approximately 2,082 (1990), 2144 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 971 (1990), 943 (2010).
The amount of land area in Chester is 18.657 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.225 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chester to Washington DC is 2429 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 124 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chester is positioned 40.30 degrees north of the equator and 121.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Chester elevation is 4,528 feet above sea level.

Location

east of Red Bluff and west of Susanville on hwy 36

Here is a location page for Chester.
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Weather


seasonal. Here is a weather page for Chester and the area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Chester and the area. The name for the town was chosen by Burwell Johnson and Oscar Martin. Johnson had been born in Chester, Missouri and Martin in Chester, Vermont. They decided to "keep the name for the town," when the post office was established in 1894 at a local stage stop and ranch. But, the town was not really started until December of 1909 when some of the land was subdivided and offered for sale.
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Attractions

Chester is near the recreational area of Lake Almanor. It has a lively tourist trade.

Here is a recreation page for Chester.

Towering 10,457 feet, Mt Lassen is nearby.
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Chester Chamber

Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce
529 Main St.
Chester, California 96020
Phone: 530-258-2426
Toll-free: 800-350-4838
Fax: 530-258-2760
Email

Chester Organizations

Chester-Lake Almanor Chamber of Commerce
529 Main St.
Chester, California 96020
Phone: 530-258-2426
Toll-free: 800-350-4838
Fax: 530-258-2760
Email

Chester Schools

Here is a schools page for Chester.

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