With convenient amenities, plenty of available land and a diverse economy, Chester has everything an individual or family could need! Located off Interstate 95, Chester has smaller communities nearby such as Hopewell, Colonial Heights and Petersburg, so there are plenty of areas available to settle down and raise a family. With quality education options and plenty of career opportunities, this region is a wonderful place to settle down and call home!
Many Chester residents commute to Richmond, Petersburg or other nearby areas of the county for work. The variety of sectors represented in the region include retail, healthcare, finance and manufacturing and top employers include Walmart, Capital One and CJW Medical Center. Younger residents in the area receive high quality education from Chesterfield County Public Schools and those pursuing a degree can look to John Tyler Community College. Whether you decide to settle down in Chester or the nearby communities, you will not be disappointed in what this area has to offer!