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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 Selectboard Meeting There will be a Special Selectboard Meeting on 12/12/17 at 8am, exclusively in executive session - pursuant to Title 1 M.R.S.A§ 405(6)(A), for discussion ...
    Posted Dec 7, 2017, 3:20 PM by Town Office
  • 2018 Nomination Papers available until 1/10/18 Nomination Papers will be available as of Friday, December 1, 2017 for the following Offices: (Town Election 3/09/2017)Selectman – 3 year termAssessor – 3 year termGeneral Assistance ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2017, 9:17 AM by Town Office
  • 12/7/17 Selectmen Meeting Rescheduled to 12/6 **The Selectmen Meeting scheduled for 12/7  has been rescheduled to Wednesday 12/6, at 5pm, and will start with an executive session pursuant to Title 1 M.R.S ...
    Posted Dec 1, 2017, 8:59 AM by Town Office
  • Unofficial Election Results 11-7-2017 Here are the unofficial Election Results from the 11-7-17 Election: Town of Palermo Question #1:                        Question #2:                 Yes – 56                Yes – 163                 No – 299                No – 190                                   Question #3:                        Question ...
    Posted Nov 7, 2017, 8:06 PM by Town Office
  • November Town Office Closing Dates The Town Office will be closed on Friday, November 10th, in observance of Veteran’s Day. The Town Office will also be closed on Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving Friday, 11 ...
    Posted Nov 7, 2017, 2:16 PM by Town Office
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