|— Unincorporated community —|
|Elevation||5,515 ft (1,681 m)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1439662|
|Source: U.S. Census Bureau|
Chester is an unincorporated community in Sanpete County, Utah, United States, four miles west of Spring City at the junction of SR-132 and SR-117. The population was 178 at the 2000 census. 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.
- ^ a b USGS GNIS: Chester, Utah . Retrieved on May 18, 2011.
- ^ "Census of Population and Housing". U.S. Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/prod/www/abs/decennial/. Retrieved November 4, 2011.
- ^ Van Cott, John W. (1990). Utah Place Names. Salt Lake City, Utah: University of Utah Press. p. 77. ISBN 0-87480-345-4.
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