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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

  • Selectboard Budget Workshop There will a Select board meeting/budget review workshop at the Town Office on January 22nd, 2020 @ 4:40pm
    Posted by Town Office
  • NOTICE Due to a Scheduling Conflict the Town Office will be closing at 11:00am on Tuesday January 21st.Sorry for the inconvenience.
    Posted Jan 18, 2020, 8:28 AM by Town Office
  • 2020 Dog Licenses 2020 Dog Licenses are due by January 31st to avoid a $25.00 late fee!
    Posted Jan 10, 2020, 6:39 AM by Town Office
  • RFID PLACARDS The placards for the China Transfer Station are now available at the Town Office.
    Posted Jan 10, 2020, 6:37 AM by Town Office
  • Budget Committee Meetings The Budget Committee Meetings will be at the Town Office starting at 9am on January 11th and January 25th.
    Posted Jan 10, 2020, 6:32 AM by Town Office
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