The Town of Ashburnham Massachusetts was founded in 1765 and is located in Worcester County.
Ashburnham contains over 20 lakes eight of which are of considerable size. The large number of lakes continues to attract vacationers from all over the Northeast. During the summer weekends the population grows significantly from 5000 to over 10000.
The town is home to prestigious preparatory school, Cushing Academy which draws its 400 students from all over the world.