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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

  • Voting Hi Everyone, As we all work to promote the “Request Early, Vote Early, Return Early” theme statewide to encourage our voters who are interested in absentee voting to return early ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2020, 9:07 AM by Town Office
  • 9.10.2020 Meeting starts at 5:00 pm The selectboard meeting on this Thursday 9.10.2020 will start at 5:00pm as KVCOG representative will be here from 5:00 - 6:00 to have a preliminary discussion ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2020, 1:38 PM by Town Office
  • Planning Board Meeting The Planning Board will be meeting on September 14, 2020 at 6:00 pm. The meeting will convene on Marden Hill at Morrison Property to review the road followed by ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2020, 7:24 AM by Town Office
  • Town of Palermo accepting winter sand bids Call or stop by the town office to pick up a hard copy of the bid sheet and specifications. 
    Posted Aug 29, 2020, 11:50 AM by Town Office
  • Absentee Ballot Request You can request an Absentee Ballot online, or you may pick it up at the Town Office. Ballots will be available 30 days before the election.https://apps.web.maine ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2020, 6:13 AM by Town Office
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