Ambridge is in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. It is classified as a borough, and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. Initially established as a village in 1824, the town was etablished and incorporated 1905. The American Bridge Company led the resurgence in the early twentieth century. The company's establishment made the town a leader in iron and steel products. The company shut down in 1983. Old Economy Village, a National Historic Landmark is also located here. It has a total area of 1.7 square miles. 1.5 square miles of the area is land, and the rest is water.
Manufacturing, retail trade and educational services are the major economic activities here. Highland Elementary School and Ambridge Area High School are the local public schools. Trinity Episcopal School for Ministry is an option for higher education. The closest hospital is the Western Pennsylvania Hospital Forbes Regional Campus, located about 4 miles away in Monroeville. The cost of living here is 15.40% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 49 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 94. Snowfall is about 23 inches annually.