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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.

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News from the Town Office

  • Public Hearing A Public Hearing will be held on August 23rd, 2018, at 7pm at the Palermo Town Office.The public hearing is on the request to create a 6 lot subdivision ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2018, 5:45 AM by Town Office
  • PALERMO DAYS Saturday, August 11th 10:00am PARADE through Branch Mills                Grand Marshall Dean Potter Boston Cane presentation at the Monument to Virginia Cullivan immediately following the parade 10:00am - 1:30pm ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2018, 3:26 PM by Town Office
  • PALERMO DAYS MORE EVENTS TENT REVIVAL Friday, August 10, starting at 6pm and Saturday, August 11th. ED SEALEY  under the tent at Ford's Corner. Free BBQ Saturday beginning at 4:30pm 2640 N ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2018, 3:09 PM by Town Office
  • GRANGE PUBLIC SUPPER Thursday August 9th at The Grange Hall at the Palermo/China town line 5pm -6:30pm
    Posted Aug 9, 2018, 2:49 PM by Town Office
  • Meeting There will be a Special Selectboard Meeting on July 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM entirely in executive session, pursuant to Title 1 M.R.S.A 405 (6)(A ...
    Posted Jul 13, 2018, 8:14 AM by Town Office
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