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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

  • Special Selectmen Meeting 1/20/18 There will be a Special Selectmen Meeting 1/20/2018 from 8-9am, entirely in executive session, pursuant to Title 1 M.R.S.A§ 405(6)(A).
    Posted by Town Office
  • Planning Board Meeting There will be a Planning Board Meeting 1/18/2018, at 6:30pm, for discussion of the Milla Subdivision.
    Posted Jan 18, 2018, 10:05 AM by Town Office
  • Part-Time Tax Collector Position The Town of Palermo is extending the deadline for applications for the position of Tax Collector. This is a part time position paid on an hourly basis. The Tax Collector ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2018, 7:40 AM by Town Office
  • 2018 Dog Registrations & Upcoming Rabies Clinic Just a friendly reminder that 2017 dog registrations expired December 31, 2017.  Proof of valid rabies certificate is required, unless already on file in the office. The cost is $6 ...
    Posted Jan 4, 2018, 11:13 AM by Town Office
  • 2018 Budget Committee Meetings The 2018 Budget Committee Meetings will be held on Saturday January 6th and January 20th at 9am
    Posted Jan 4, 2018, 9:37 AM by Town Office
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