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Ambler Borough

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Ambler Borough municipal offices are located at 122 East Butler Avenue, Ambler PA 19002.
Phone: 215‑646‑1000.


home on tennis avenue, circa 1925

Photo: Circa 1925 Craftsman Bungalow on Tennis Avenue Sold By Zach Behr, Realtor®, Keller Williams Real Estate, Conshohocken, PA (215‑664‑1008).


The borough is home to the Ambler Theater, Act II Playhouse and Temple University’s Ambler Campus, It is easily accessible via SEPTA, the PA Turnpike, and routes 76, 309 and 476. Plenty of green space as well as visitor parking options.

Neighborhoods

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.

A SEPTA Rail Station is located at Butler Pike and Main Streets; service to Delaware Valley College (Bucks County) and/or to Philadelphia City.

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.

Nearby Towns: Cheltenham Twp • Conshohocken Boro • Horsham Twp • Jenkintown Boro • Lansdale Boro • Lower Gwynedd Twp • Montgomery Twp • North Wales Boro • Plymouth Twp • Springfield Twp • Upper Dublin Twp • Upper Gwynedd Twp • West Conshohocken Boro • Whitemarsh Twp • Whitpain Twp •