Introduction to Pepperell, Massachusetts
Pepperell, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 9 miles SW of Nashua, New Hampshire and 34 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The town benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Lowell metropolitan area. Pepperell contains a population of approximately 11,142.
The first settlers of this area came in the 1720s and 1730s. They settled on the scattered farms and crossings of rivers Nissitissit and Nashua. The area was initially known as Groton West parish. It was named Pepperell in the honor of Sir William Pepperell in 1753, and was incorporated as a town in 1775.
Pepperell and nearby Attractions
- Groton Hunt Club Cottage
- Tsongas Arena
- Pollard Memorial Library
- Inizio Spa Incorporated
- Gingerbread Art Gallery
Things To Do In Pepperell
The Alpine Ridge Golf Club is one of the many golf courses that would delight golf lovers. There are a number of parks and campgrounds. The rivers and brooks are excellent for relaxing. There are several art galleries and historical societies in the town and neighboring areas which are also very popular.
To reach pepperell from the air, Manchester Airport is the closest destination.
Pepperell Higher Education
The Fitchburg State College is the local institution for higher education.