Chester Ward is one of the Wards of County Durham, located in the north of the county. It is named after the town of Chester-le-Street which it contains. It is bounded to the north by the River Tyne, across which lies Northumberland; to the south-east by Easington Ward; and to the south by Darlington Ward. Chester Ward is the most populous of the county's wards, with a population of 662,674, including Bedlingtonshire, and 634,487 without.
It comprises the following ancient parishes:
*: Comprises Bedlingtonshire, locally situate in Northumberland.
†: Partly in Darlington and Easington Wards.
‡: In Darlington Ward.
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