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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

  • NOTICE-4th of July Weekend Hours The Town Office will be closed July 4th, 5th  and 6th. Have a safe and happy 4th of July!
    Posted Jun 29, 2019, 4:49 AM by Town Office
  • Selectboard Meeting Notice Due to the 4th of July Holiday, the select board meeting has been rescheduled to July 9th at 6pm.All of us at the Town Office wish you a Happy ...
    Posted Jun 21, 2019, 5:33 AM by Town Office
  • Paving Bids The Town of Palermo is requesting bids from Contractors for the 2019 Paving Program.Please see attached.
    Posted Jun 21, 2019, 4:27 AM by Town Office
  • 2019 Swim lessons
    Posted May 30, 2019, 11:48 AM by Town Office
  • RSU 12 BUDGET REFERENDUM Absentee Ballots are now available through Thursday, June 6. Election Day is Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Palermo Town Office. Polls are open from 3pm to 7pm.
    Posted May 18, 2019, 7:54 AM by Town Office
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