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Revision as of 02:09, 15 June 2012

Chester is a city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Chester is a suburb of the city of Philadelphia. The current population estimate is 30,409. The city is predominantly made up of African Americans, making up 79% of the population. Chester is known for poverty and high crime, as almost 40% of residents live below the poverty line.

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Get in

By Car

Chester is located at the junction of Interstate 476 (the Blue Route) and Interstate 95.

By Public Transit

SEPTA R2 Line (Regional Rail) stops at the Chester Transportation Center [1]

Get around

Chester is a compact city with an excellent public transport system (SEPTA buses and Regional Rail).

See

Do

  • Harrah's Chester, casino located on the Delaware River, with 2700 slot machines.
  • Philadelphia Union, the now second year MLS franchise plays in the soccer specific PPL Park, located in Chester.

Buy

Eat

OB's Jamaican Restaurant- 1000 W 2nd St. Quality, affordable Jamaican cuisine a few blocks from PPL Park and the Commodore Barry Bridge. A good place to stop for a pre-game meal.

Drink

Sleep

Contact

Get out


Routes through Chester
BaltimoreClaymont  S noframe N  → Ridley Park → Philadelphia
WilmingtonClaymont  S noframe N  → Ridley Park → Philadelphia
HarrisburgChadds Ford  W noframe E  SwedesboroAtlantic City




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