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

  • 3/11/2021 Selectboard meeting Selectboard meetings are every other Thursday starting at 6:00pm. We will be hosting the meeting through Zoom and will post the access link on this website on the day ...
    Posted by Town Office
  • Public Hearing The Planning Board will be holding a Public Hearing on March 15th @ 6:30pm. The Public hearing is for the Murphy Subdivision Revision of Nelson Lane/ Marden Hill Road ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2021, 6:32 AM by Town Office
  • Town Report The Annual Town Report is available for pickup at the Town Office. The class of 2020 is featured on the front cover this year!You may find the report on ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2021, 8:43 AM by Town Office
  • Internet Broadband Survey Adequate broadband is crucial for Maine's economy in the information age, and it needs to be accessible to all Maine households. Please take a moment to participate in this ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2021, 8:31 AM by Town Office
  • 2021 Town Election and Annual Town Meeting The Town Election will be held Friday March 12th, 2021, 3-7pm at the Town Office.  Absentee ballots are now available for pickup and will be processed at the polls ...
    Posted Feb 23, 2021, 7:44 AM by Town Office
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