Home / glossary / Chester Township, Michigan

Chester Township is located in Ottawa County and is predominantly a rural community. Major roads in the township include Gooding Street and 24th Avenue, which facilitate connectivity with nearby municipalities. Founded in 1857, the township has a history largely centered around agriculture and early settler communities. Although smaller than some of its neighboring areas, Chester Township is known for its scenic landscapes that feature wooded areas and fields. Landmarks such as Chester Park are popular local attractions for outdoor activities.