Pepperell is a bedroom community with a population of almost 11,500 (2010 census). Routes 111, 113, and 119 go through the town. There is a historic district in the center of Pepperell and newer subdivisions in outlying areas. It has its own elementary and middle schools and sends its high schoolers to the North Middlesex Regional High School, as does Townsend and Ashby.
Official town website: http://www.pepperell-mass.com/