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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.


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 •