Ashby is the westernmost town in Middlesex County. With a population of 3,074 (2010), it still retains its rural character. Ashby has its own elementary school and sends its students to the North Middlesex Regional middle and high schools, together with Pepperell and Townsend. Routes 119 and 31 pass through the town.
Official town website: http://www.ci.ashby.ma.us/