Ambler Borough municipal offices are located at 122 East Butler Avenue, Ambler PA 19002; phone: 215-646-1000.
Incorporated in 1888 by carving-out a square mile from neighboring Upper Dublin, the town was originally known as Gilkey's corner. The borough is significantly residential with a vibrant downtown, commercial Main Street.
Ambler has a large number of late-Victorian era stone twin (semi-attached) residences located along Church Street and Orange Avenue. These homes sit on lots typically less than one-tenth of an acre, and have approximately 1,500 sq. ft. of living space.
Church Street – residences consist of ca. 1900 stone twins and a couple of brick Rows ca. 1953. Orange Avenue stone twins and brick rows, ca. 1890-1920; brick rows ca. 1952.
The Ambler post office, 19002, also serves delivery areas in Upper Dublin, Lower Gwynedd, Whitpain and Whitemarsh townships.
Late 19th and early 20th century homes are found along Belmont Avenue, Church Street, Euclid Avenue, Greenwood Avenue, Main St, Orange Ave, Spring Garden St, and Tennis Ave; these include some row homes, but mainly detached singles and semi-attached (twins) residences.