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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

  • RSU 12 BUDGET REFERENDUM Absentee Ballots are now available through Thursday, June 6. Election Day is Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Palermo Town Office. Polls are open from 3pm to 7pm.
    Posted by Town Office
  • RSU 12 Regional Budget Meeting The School Board of Regional School Unit No. 12 will conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of determining the Budget Meeting Articles for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.      The ...
    Posted May 15, 2019, 4:42 AM by Town Office
  • Tax Acquired Property The Town of Palermo is accepting sealed bids for the following tax acquired properties:   2686 N Palermo Rd;  Map R 8, Lot 26-A;     1 Acres500 Heartbreak Hill;   Map ...
    Posted Apr 26, 2019, 7:01 AM by Town Office
  • Take Back Drug Day Take Back Drug Day will be held on April 27th at the China Transfer Station from 10am to 2pm.
    Posted Apr 6, 2019, 5:37 AM by Town Office
  • China Transfer Station The China Transfer Station will be CLOSED for the Town Meeting on Saturday, April 6, 2019        Because of the closure, the transfer station will be open extended hours to accommodate ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2019, 8:32 AM by Town Office
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