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Chester, Utah
Chester, Utah is located in Utah
Chester, Utah
Chester, Utah
Location in Utah
Chester, Utah is located in Utah
Chester, Utah
Chester, Utah
Location in Utah
Country United States
State Utah
County Sanpete
Founded by David Candland
Named for Chesterfield
Elevation
5,515 ft (1,681 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 178
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
84623
Area code(s) 435
GNIS feature ID 1439662

Chester is an unincorporated community in central Sanpete County, Utah, United States.

History

Chester was founded by David Candland. In the beginning the town was named Canal Creek after the waterway from which the community received its water. Candland then changed the name to Chesterfield after his hometown in England; it was later reduced to Chester.

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