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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

  • Thanksgiving Holiday The Town Office will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th.Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃🦃
    Posted Nov 23, 2020, 9:25 AM by Town Office
  • Veterans Day As a reminder, the Town Office will be closed on November 11, 2020 in honor of Veterans Day.
    Posted Nov 10, 2020, 8:59 AM by Town Office
  • BROADBAND The Selectboard would like to form a committee to explore the possibility of expanding broadband in Palermo. If interested please cal Bob 993.4025
    Posted Nov 8, 2020, 11:51 AM by Town Office
  • Nov 3, 2020-Election Results
    Posted Nov 4, 2020, 5:36 AM by Town Office
  • Voting Friday October 30th is the last day you can vote early in person at the Town Office. The office is open from 10am to 7pm Thursday October 29th and 7 ...
    Posted Oct 29, 2020, 9:09 AM by Town Office
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