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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

  • 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
  • American Legion Breakfast Saturday, August 12th 7:00 - 9:30am Turner Ridge Road across from the ball fields.
    Posted Aug 10, 2017, 3:43 PM by Town Office
  • Palermo Days Parade Saturday August 12th Parade at 10:00am (participants line up at 9:00 am at The Palermo Christian Church) followed by activities, food, vendors , and entertainment for all ages.  Cash ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2017, 3:42 PM by Town Office
  • Route 3 centerline rumble strips MaineDOT will be adding center line rumble strips on Route 3 at some point this summer/fall, to help reduce the number of crashes occurring when vehicles cross the center ...
    Posted Jul 14, 2017, 11:07 AM by Town Office
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