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Welcome to Ambridge ...

Ambridge is located in Beaver County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ambridge has a population of 6,605 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ambridge is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Ambridge ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.bcchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Ambridge, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ambridge had an population of 6,605 people. This is a decrease of 6.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ambridge had a population of 7,050 people. This makes Ambridge the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Ambridge represents 0.06% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 120th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,050 people, the population of Ambridge decreased 9.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,769 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ambridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ambridge - they are located in Indiana and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ambridge ...

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

  • Pittsburgh (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ambridge and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 299,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<6>
  • Franklin Park (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Park
    • Franklin Park lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Ambridge and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,883 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin Park
  • East Liverpool (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Liverpool
    • East Liverpool lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Ambridge and is located in Columbiana County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,498 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Liverpool
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Liverpool<6>
  • Brentwood (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brentwood
    • Brentwood lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Ambridge and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,203 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brentwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brentwood<6>
  • Castle Shannon (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Shannon
    • Castle Shannon lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Ambridge and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Shannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Shannon<6>
  • Beaver Falls (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Falls
    • Beaver Falls lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Ambridge and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,255 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beaver Falls<6>
  • Dormont (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dormont
    • Dormont lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ambridge and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,224 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dormont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dormont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dormont<6>
  • Bellevue (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellevue
    • Bellevue lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Ambridge and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellevue have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellevue
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellevue<6>
  • Carnegie (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carnegie
    • Carnegie lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Ambridge and is located in Allegheny County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carnegie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carnegie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carnegie<6>
  • Ellwood City (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellwood City
    • Ellwood City lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Ambridge and is located in Beaver County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellwood City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellwood City<6>

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 Ambridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ambridge.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ambridge. 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 Ambridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ambridge ...

Looking for more information about Ambridge? 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 Ambridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ambridge.

Adding Ambridge to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ambridge was on a map titled Map of Pennsylvania (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Ambridge on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ambridge on our Genealogy Page.

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About Beaver County

About Pennsylvania

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ambridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Beaver County: www.co.beaver.pa.us/

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 Beaver, 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 Ambridge.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ambridge - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ambridge) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ambridge. 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 AmbridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ambridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5912, Longitude: -80.2256       In this case, the coordinates for Ambridge 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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