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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 There will be an Executive Session pursuant to 1 MRSA § 405 (6) (A) for personnel matters @ 5PM on September 26, 2019.The regularly scheduled Selectboard meeting will begin at 6PM
    Posted Sep 26, 2019, 10:43 AM by Town Office
  • 2019 Tax Bills Tax bills for 2019 have been mailed and are due on October 17, 2019. We have been receiving a lot of the bills back as undeliverable. If you have not ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2019, 7:10 AM by Town Office
  • Select board Meeting There will a Select board meeting/budget review workshop at the Town Office on September 10, 2019 at 5:00 pm
    Posted Sep 5, 2019, 6:57 AM by Town Office
  • China Town Office Note from the China Town Office:The China Town Office will no longer be able to process booster permits and register commercial vehicles for Palermo residents due to there increased ...
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:58 AM by Town Office
  • China Transfer Station The transfer station will be closed on Saturday, August 31, 2019 and Monday September 2, 2019
    Posted Aug 28, 2019, 4:45 AM by Town Office
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