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Welcome to Ambler ...

Ambler is located in Montgomery County<1>.

The location of Ambler has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ambler has a population of 6,486 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ambler.

Ambler is 210 feet [64 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Ambler lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Websites for Ambler ...

Official Website: www.ambler.pa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ambler had an population of 6,486 people. This is an increase of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.93% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ambler had a population of 6,417 people. This makes Ambler the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Ambler represents 0.05% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,417 people, the population of Ambler has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,426 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ambler.

Communities Also Named Ambler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ambler - they are located in Alaska, California, Indiana, Ohio, Oregon and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ambler.

Communities near Ambler ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ambler.

  • Philadelphia
  • Camden
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Ambler.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,740 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Norristown
  • Lansdale
  • Phoenixville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenixville
    • Phoenixville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Ambler.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,910 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
  • Yeadon
  • Gloucester City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
    • Gloucester City lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Ambler.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
  • Darby
  • Lansdowne
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
    • Lansdowne lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Ambler.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<6>
  • Burlington
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
    • Burlington lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Ambler.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,840 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ambler. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ambler.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ambler. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ambler.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ambler. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Ambler.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambler ...

Looking for more information about Ambler? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ambler, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ambler.

Adding Ambler to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ambler in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

The earliest source that we've referenced which mentioned Ambler was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ambler on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1908).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ambler.

The official website for Ambler: www.ambler.pa.us/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montcopa.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ambler.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ambler - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ambler) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ambler. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AmblerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1565, Longitude: -75.2185       In this case, the coordinates for Ambler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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