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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 The Town Office will be closed on Friday July 3rd, 2020, in honor of Independence Day. The Office will reopen on Tuesday July 7th from 7:30am-12:30pm ...
    Posted Jun 26, 2020, 4:18 AM by Town Office
  • Palermo Fire Dept Josh Seekins is the new Fire Chief for Palermo, he can be reached at 207-322-1143James Chamberlain is the New Assistant Fire ChiefPlease contact Josh if you ...
    Posted Jun 24, 2020, 8:27 AM by Town Office
  • Town Office re-opening and new hours On Tuesday, June 9th, the Palermo Town Office will reopen to the public after a period of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to minimize the risk ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2020, 5:57 AM by Town Office
  • July 14 Primary Election Message Clink on the Link Below to watch the Video from the Secretary of State Matthew Dunlaphttps://youtu.be/OH4VuHk0mk0
    Posted May 22, 2020, 4:40 AM by Town Office
  • China Transfer Station All Palermo Residents-You must use the Blue Trash Bags at the China Transfer Station. They can be purchased at Tobey’s or at the Palermo Town Office.The Transfer ...
    Posted May 19, 2020, 4:34 AM by Town Office
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