Chester is situated in Randolph County on Mississippi river, Illinois.
The main economic activities include, advertising, have offices of few major food label companies, supplying computer parts and software, fabric shops, supplying flowers, medicine and surgery, manufacturing furniture, insurance and tax.
In Chester we find brands like, Cole Milling Company, International Shoe Company, Prim Hosiery Mill and Chester Pool.
It has number parks and gardens. Chester is linked with Perry County via the famous Chester Bridge.
Also it has television channels and newspaper offices.