Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Ambler, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jun 16, 1888 Jun 23, 1888 1

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Montgomery, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 01 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4209102264 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4202264 direct
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215463 direct View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1168252 direct View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 460063 direct

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Gwynedd, Township of (defunct) Reduction Jun 23, 1888
View Creation Upper Dublin, Township of Reduction Jun 23, 1888
View Expansion Upper Dublin, Township of Reduction Apr 26, 1943

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jun 23, 1888

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Gwynedd Township 1701 Creation yes+ 1701
View New Township Upper Dublin Township 1719 Creation yes+ 1719
View New County Montgomery County 1784 Creation yes Sep 10, 1784
View Election Districts Gwynedd Township 1876 Election Districts yes+ 1876
View New School District Ambler Independent School District 1880 Creation yes+ 1880
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Montgomery County 4th to 3rd yes Dec 30, 1930
View School Districts Wissahickon School District Elect School Directors yes* 1966–1967
View County Classification Montgomery County 3rd to 2nd A yes Nov 1, 1967

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 308: Annexing to the Borough of Ambler a section of the Township of Upper Dublin, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and Southeast of the said Borough and herein described Apr 12, 1943 Apr 12, 1943

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jul 23, 2009

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Ambler Borough 17500451 1651 1659
Cns.Mp. 1920 Ambler
Cns.Mp. 1930 Ambler
Cns.Mp. 1960 Ambler
View Cns.Mp. 1940 Ambler 5838010 1 1
View Cns.Mp. 1950 Ambler 36433285 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Merger Ambler Independent School District Proposed 1890 Dissolution unknown 1890
View Home Rule (County) Montgomery County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no 1973–1974