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Welcome to Palermo!


Palermo is a special place. It is a small town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. Palermo is well situated in central Maine - a thirty minute drive from Augusta, Waterville and/or Belfast.

The population was 1,535 at the 2010 census, nearing its record high population of 1,659 in 1850. Palermo is known for its friendly people and beautiful lakes, ponds, hills, farms, and blueberry fields. The town has a total area of 43 square miles, of which 3 square miles is water, chiefly Sheepscot Pond.

Palermo is part of the Sheepscot Valley Regional School Unit (RSU 12). K-8 students go to Palermo Consolidated School, a school with around 140 students. RSU 12 has a high school of choice, with most Palermo students attending Erskine Academy in South China, Maine.

We look forward to serving you at the Palermo Town Office. For updates from the Town Office check this site, like us on Facebook, and sign up for email updates.


News from the Town Office

  • Bids for Town Office weatherization The Town of Palermo is currently accepting bids for weatherization of the Town Office. All bids are due by 5pm on 9/28/17 to be opened and reviewed at ...
    Posted by Town Office
  • Public Meeting to Discuss Sheepscot Dam 9/19/17 Palermo Residents-Invitation to Attend:Opening hosted by Rep. Stan ZeiglerTuesday Sept 19, 2017  First, the Dam visit will start at 4PM at the Dam.  The Atlantic Salmon Federation ...
    Posted Sep 19, 2017, 5:09 AM by Town Office
  • Parade winners Congratulations  1st Place  Sheepscot Lake Fish & Game  - Rodney Glidden  & Elizabeth Glidden 2nd Place  Mud Season - Jake McKenney with Holden & Wyatt 3rd Place  Football season  PATRIOTS  Mike & Amy Smith with their ...
    Posted Aug 19, 2017, 6:51 AM by Town Office
  • Sheepscot Lake Fish & Game Annual Yard Sale August 19th & 20th     9:00am - 3:00 pm
    Posted Aug 10, 2017, 3:47 PM by Town Office
  • Bluegrass Festival August 18th & 19th 2725 N. Palermo Rd.  FMI Neal & Theresa Pottle 993.2287
    Posted Aug 10, 2017, 3:45 PM by Town Office
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