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 4/23/2018 at 6:00 PM entirely in executive session, pursuant to Title 1 M.R.S.A 405 (6)(A ...
    Posted by Town Office
  • TRAINING Thank you for your patience while we are in training.  We want to provide prompt, accurate service and cross training takes time. There are some classes that are available on ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2018, 10:46 AM by Town Office
  • Town Office Closing The town office will be closed all day 4/17/2018 for staff training.  We apologize for any inconvenience.
    Posted Apr 7, 2018, 8:21 AM by Town Office
  • Special Selectmen Meeting 3/24/2018 There will be a Special Selectmen Meeting on 3/24/2018, at 9 AM, entirely in executive session, pursuant to Title 1 M.R.S.A 405 (6)(A), for ...
    Posted Mar 21, 2018, 7:34 AM by Town Office
  • 3/09/18 Town Election Results Selectmen:    Robert Kurek - 56    Angela Nelson - 50Assessor:    Darryl McKenney - 87Road Commissioner:    Scott Childs - 99General Assistance Administrator:    Ellen Snowdon Hatch - 4RSU#12 School Board Member:    William Sugg ...
    Posted Mar 9, 2018, 5:50 PM by Town Office
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