Chester is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough population was 1,649.
Chester Township was established as a separate political entity on April 1, 1799, including the area of both the Township and the downtown Village area which came to be the Borough. The Borough of Chester was incorporated by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 3, 1930, based on the results of a referendum held on April 25, 1930, and is today a separate municipality surrounded entirely by Chester Township.
Chester is located at 40°47′10″N 74°41′34″W / 40.785999°N 74.692904°W / 40.785999; -74.692904 (40.785999, -74.692904).