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Palermo, Waldo County

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Waldo County (set off from Lincoln County in 1827)


1804 from Great Pond Plantation

Previous Designations

Part of the Plymouth Claim (Kennebec Purchase); Sheepscot Great Pond; Great Pond Settlement

Boundary Changes

Set off land to an unnamed plantation in 1813

The boundary with China was established in 1830

Land was set off to Washington in 1854

Villages, Locations and Settlements

Carrs Corner, East Palermo, Four Corners (former post office), Greely Corner, Jones Corner, North Palermo, Palermo (formerly Branch Mills), Palermo Center (former post office)

Adjacent Towns and Townships

Albion, China, Freedom, Hibberts Gore, Liberty, Montville, Somerville, Washington


Maine Historical Maps: Palermo


Parmeter Cemetery, Palermo, Me.

Sylvester/Young Cemetery, Palermo, Me.

Church Records

Members of the First Baptist Church of Palermo, 1804-1896

Military Records

World War I Soldiers Index: Palermo

General Resources

FamilySearch Catalog: Palermo, Waldo, Maine

Official Website: Town of Palermo

Maine Memory Network: Palermo


Dowe, Milton E., comp., History [of the] town of Palermo incorporated 1804 (S.l.: s.n., 1954])

Goodwin, Allen, A History of the Early Settlement of Palermo, Me. (Belfast, Me.: The Age Publishing Co., 1896)

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