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Towns in Provincia di Palermo


This town lists larger Comuni, smaller known towns, and major neighborhoods (in Palermo city) in the Palermo province. Each town has links to the FHL listings in the FHL online catalog, as well USEFUL web links. Email me (porticello @ gmail.com, remove the spaces) if you have links to add to this list.

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A

Acquasanta (neighborhood of Palermo City)

Alia

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *From Alia (Sicily) to Texas Family History Pages of the Descendants of Leonardo and Anna Bova of Alia Sicily

  *Academic article about the emigration of Aliesi during the 19th and 20th century which includes personal accounts of immigrant and first-generation experiences of the Aliesi in Louisiana. In Italian.

  *Alia video from Il Sole

  *Information on Albert J. Robichaux's book Italian-American Roots (Births, Marriages and Deaths in the Town of Alia, On the Island of Sicily)

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Alia

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Alimena

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Alimena

  *Alimena information from discover-sicily.fr

Aliminusa

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Aliminusa

  *Unofficial Aliminusa site with history, photos, information on festivals and bios of a few famous Aliminusi. In Italian.

Altavilla Milicia

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Altavilla Milicia
Altarella (neighborhood of Palermo city)

Altofonte

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Altofonte

  *Official comune site. In Italian.
Acquasanta (Neighborhood of Palermo city)

Aspra

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Aspra
B

Bagheria

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Some photos of Bagheria

  *Information on Bagheria from the ITA-Sicily-L archives

  *Web page for Villa Palagonia

  *Photos, Famous People and Cultural Sites in Bagheria from the Museo Bagheria. In Italian

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Bagheria

  *Official comune site. In Italian.
Baida (neighborhood of Palermo city)

Balestrate

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Balestrate

Baucina

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Baucina

Belmonte Mezzagno

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Watercolor paintings of Belmonte Mezzagno by Ms. Gwinnett

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Bisacquino

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Bisacquino

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Blufi

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Blufi

  *Information about Blufi from discover-sicily.fr

Bolognetta

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Bolognetta

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Bompietro

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Bompietro

  *Information about Bompietro from discover-sicily.fr
Borgatta Castellana
FHL Catalog listings

Borgetto

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Borgetto

  *Official comune site. In Italian.
Borrello di San Mauro Castelverde
Brancaccio (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
Buonfornello
C

Caccabi
FHL Catalog listings

Caccamo

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Caccamo

  *Caccamo Families Database from Pallante Center for Italian Research

  *Information on Caccamo from sicilyweb.com

  *Official Comune site. In Italian

  *Caccamo photos from sicilian.net

Calcarelli

(Suburb of Castellana Sicula)

  *Photo of the Chiesa di San Giuseppe in Calcarelli

Caltavuturo

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about Caltavulturo from discover-sicily.fr

Campofelice di Fitalia

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Campofelice di Fitalia

Campofelice di Roccella

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about Campofelice di Roccella from discover-sicily.fr

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Campofelice di Roccella

Campofiorito

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Campofiorito

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Camporeale

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Camporeale

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Capaci

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Citta' di Capaci Information Site. In Italian.

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Capaci

  *Transcriptions of birth, marriage and death records for Capaci from sicilianfamilytree.com (scroll down to links)

Carini

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Carini, Sicily Genealogy Exchange Includes vital record transcriptions, and link to the Carini Yahoo! Discussion group

  *Official comune site. In Italian.
Casalgiordana

Castelbuono

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about Castelbuono from discover-sicily.fr

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Castelbuono

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

  *Ypsigrock the Castelbuono rock festival

Casteldaccia

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Casteldaccia

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Castellana Sicula

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about Castellana Sicula from discover-sicily.fr

  *Official comune site In Italian.

Castronuovo di Sicilia

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Cefala' Diana

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Cefala' Diana

Cefalu'

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Society Cefalutana

  *Cefalu information from bestofsicily.com

  *Photos of Cefalu' from sicilian.net

  *Information about Cefalu' from discover-sicily.fr

  *Photos of Cefalu' from trekearth.com

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Cefalu'

  *Transcriptions of birth, marriage and death records from sicilianfamilytree.com (scroll down to links)

Cerda

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Cerda

  *Official comune site In Italian.

Chiusa Sclafani

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Chiusa Sclafani

  *Official comune site. In Italian, although there is currently a non-functional link to an English version.
Ciaculli

Ciminna

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Ciminna

Cinisi

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Cinisi

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

  *Parrocchia Santa Fara Information on the mother church and other area parish churches. In Italian.

Collesano

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Collesano

  *Information about Collesano from discover-sicily.net

  *Official Comune Site In Italian.

Contessa Entellina

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Contessa Entellina Genealogy Page

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Contessa Entellina

Corleone

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.
F

Falsomiele (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
FHL Catalog listings
Fasano
Felde (Neighborhood of Palermo city)

Ficarazzi di Palermo

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Sito di Ficarazzi with history, photos and visitor information. In Italian.

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Ficarazzi

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.

Ficuzza

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Photos of Ficuzza from sicilan.net

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.
Filaga
Finale
G

Ganci
FHL Catalog listings

Gangi

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Official Comune Site with information about religious traditions, maps and history

  *Information about Gangi from discover-sicily.fr

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Gangi

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.

Geraci Siculo

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Geraci Siculo

  *Information about Geraci Sicula from discover-sicily.fr

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.

Giardinello

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Giardinello

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.
Gibilmanna

Giuliana

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian, but with an English version of poor translation.

Godrano

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Godrano

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian, but with an English version of poor translation.

Gratteri

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Gratteri

  *Information about Gratteri from discover-sicily.fr

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian
Grisi
FHL Catalog listings
I

Isnello

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Isnello

  *Information about Isnello from discover-sicily.fr

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian

  *LDS record transcriptions done by Melanie Holtz. Great resource!

Isola Delle Femmine

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Isola delle Femmine Connection

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Isola delle Femmine

  *Official comune site. In Italian.
L

La Rocca
FHL Catalog listings

Lascari

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about Lascari from discover-sicily.fr

  *Official comune site. In Italian
Lascari Scalo
Lercara Bassa

Lercara Friddi

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Lercara Friddi

  *Lercara online: "the virtual community for Lercara and for Lercarese worldwide!" In Italian.

  *Official comune site. In Italian

Locati

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Locati
M

Marineo

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Offical comune site. In Italian.

  *Tourism site for Marineo. Stilted english translation, but contains some information on town history, and religious and cultural events.

  *Transcriptions of Marineo birth records, from sicilianfamilytree.com
Mercatobianco

Mezzojuso

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Mezzojuso

  *Il Circolo Mezzojusano mailing list

  *Mezzojuso Heritage Pages

  *Offical comune site. In Italian.

  *Transcriptions of birth, marriage and death records from Mezzojuso, PA.
Mezzomolo (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
Mezzomonreale (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
FHL Catalog listings

Misilmeri

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Misilmeri Vital Records Indices from Jennifer Petrino

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Misilmeri

  *Official comune site. In Italian
Mondello (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
FHL Catalog listings

Monreale

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Monreale information from bestofsicily.com

  *Photos of Monreale from sicilian.net

  *Watercolors of Monreale by Ms. Gwinnett

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Monreale

  *Official comune site. In Italian

Montelepre

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Montelepre

  *Montelepre.info with history, photos and local news. In Italian.

  *Montelepre Tourism Site. In Italian.

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Montemaggiore Belsito

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Official comune site. In Italian
N

Nociazzi Inferiore

(Suburb of Castellana Sicula)

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Nociazzi
O

Oreto (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
P

Palazzo Adriano

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Palazzo Adriano

  *Official comune site. In Italian

Palermo

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *History and information for Palermo from teachtime.com

  *Citta di Palermo Web Page

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Palermo

  *Palermo information from bestofsicily.com

  *Tony Lodico's Palermo Page

  *Photos of Palermo from sicilian.net

  *Citta' di Palermo site

  *Watercolor paintings of Palermo by Ms. Gwinnett

  *Palermo photos from trekearth.com

  *Ancient history of Palermo, from ancientroute.com

  *Official comune site. In Italian

  *Sotto Palermo (Under Palermo). Fascinating site with pictures and information about sub-terranean Palermo, including catacombs, World War shelters, and relics of ancient times. In Italian.

  *Virtual tours of Palermo. In Italian.
Pallavicino (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
FHL Catalog listings
Parco
FHL Catalog listings

Partinico

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Photos of Partinico from sicilian.net

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Partinico

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Petralia Soprana

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Brief history of Petralia Soprana

  *Information about the June festival honoring Saints Peter and Paul, patron saints of Petralia Soprana. In Italian

  *Video about Petralia Soprana from Il Sole

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Petralia Soprana

  *Information about Petralia Soprana from discover-sicily.fr

Petralia Sottana

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Petralia Sottana Genealogy Page with links, transcriptions, etc.

  *Petralia Sottana Video from Il Sole

  *Official Comune Site In Italian

  *Photos of Petralia Sottana

  *Awkwardly translated but interesting short article about a visit to Petralia Sottana

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Petralia Sottana

  *Information about Petralia Sottana from discover-sicily.fr

Piana Degli Albanesi

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Piana degli Albanesi

  *Article about visiting Piana degli Albanesi: The Philadelphia Inquirer, 17May1981

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.
Piana dei Greci (Former name of Piana degli Albanesi; changed in 1914)
FHL Catalog listings
Pianello di Petralia Sottana

Pioppo

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Pioppo
Poggio San Francesco

Polizzi Generosa

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Polizzi Generosa

  *Information about Polizzi Generosa from discover-sicily.fr

  *Watercolor paintings of Polizzi Generosa by Ms. Gwinnett

  *Palazzo Gagliardo in the Madonie Park region

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.

  *LDS record transcriptions done by Melanie Holtz. Great resource!

Pollina

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Pollina information from palermoweb.com

  *Information about Pollina from discover-sicily.net

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Pollina

Porticello

(A "frazione" [small village] in the district surrounding Santa Flavia)
  *FHL Catalog listings (under Santa Flavia)

  *Article about the Porticello-Gloucester, MA connection from the Boston Globe (see "Sidebar" section following the main article)

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Porticello

Prizzi

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Prizzi

  *Photo of Prizzi houses from trekearth.com

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.

  *Marriages of Palermo Province citizens in USA (Ferrara surname plus some others)

  *Some Deaths Registered at St George the Martyr Church in Prizzi, Palermo Province

  *1902 St George the Martyr Church in Prizzi, Palermo Province: Baptismal Entries

  *Some baptisms registered at St George the Martyr in Prizzi, Palermo Province, 1891-1894, selected names.
Proiezione (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
Punta Raisi
R

Raffo
Regalgioffoli
Resuttana (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
Rocca
FHL Catalog listings

Roccamena

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and articles associated with people from Roccamena
Rocca Monreale
FHL Catalog listings

Roccapalumba

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Roccapalumba.org with photos, histories and visitor information. In Italian.

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.
Roccella
FHL Catalog listings
S

Sagana
FHL Catalog listings
Sambuchi
San Carlo
FHL Catalog listings

San Cipirello

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and articles associated with people from San Cipirello
San Giovanni Li Greci

San Giussepe Jato

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.
San Lorenzo Colli
FHL Catalog listings
San Martino Delle Scale

San Mauro Castelverde

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about San Mauro Castelverde from discover-sicily.fr

  *Azienda Flugy Ravetto, restaraunt and inn in San Mauro Castelverde. English version has poor translations, but includes some background on the history of the town, and some photos.
San Nicolo L'Arena
Sant' Agata (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
Sant' Ambrogio
Sant' Elia
(A "frazione" [small village] in the district surrounding Santa Flavia)

Sant' Oliva (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
Santa Christina (Neighborhood of Palermo city)

Santa Cristina Gela

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Santa Flavia

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Santa Flavia

  *Basilica Soluntina Sant'Anna. In Italian.

  *Histories of Santa Flavia and some of its frazione, from L'Ufficio Circondariale Marittimo. In Italian.
Santa Ninfa (Neighborhood of Palermo city)

Sciara

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Sciara

Scillato

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about Scillato from discover-sicily.net

Sclafani Bagni

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about Sclafani Bagni from discover-sicily.net

  *Official Comune Site. In Italian.
Sferracavallo (Neighborhood of Palermo city)
FHL Catalog listings
Sicciara
FHL Catalog listings
Solanto
(A "frazione" [small village] in the district surrounding Santa Flavia)
FHL Catalog listings
Solunto
FHL Catalog listings
T

Termini Imerese

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Termini Imerese Database including transcriptions and surname searches

  *Termini Immerese Page from sicilia.indettaglio.net

  *Termini Imerese Video from Il Sole

  *Record Index Transcriptions from LDS films; on Rootsweb

  *Termini Imerese information from bestofsicily.com

  *Italians in Evansville, Indiana, 1863-1918; according to the site many of the Italians were from Termini Imerese

  *Ancient history of the Himera area, near Termini Imerese, from ancientroute.com

  *Official Comune site with history, news, and visitors information.

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Termini Imerese

Terrasini

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Terrasini

  *Homepage for the Selvaggio family of Terrasini, to St. Louis and Detroit

  *YourTerrasini.com with photos, a brief history, and information on local festivals and culture. In Italian, although they do have a broken link to an English version of the site.

  *Terrasini on line from coloridisicilia.it. Includes photos that feature the people, landscape and festivals of the town. In Italian.

  *Official Comune Site In Italian
Tommaso Natale (neighborhood of Palermo city)
FHL Catalog listings
Torre Normanna

Torretta

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Torretta

  *Official Comune Site In Italian

Trabia

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Trabia

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Trappeto

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Trappeto
U

Uditore (Neighborhood of Palermo city)

Ustica

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Ustica.org with genealogical transcriptions and information on U.S. Usticesi societies

  *Article about Ustica from isole-sicilia.it

  *Ustica.net with history, photos, maps and recipes. In Italian.

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Ustica

  *Official Comune Site In Italian
V

Valguarera Vagali
FHL Catalog listings

Valledolmo

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Information about the book "Valledolmo to Fredonia"

  *Valledolmo Genealogy Page

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Ventimiglia di Sicilia

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Official comune site. In Italian.
Vicari
FHL Catalog listings

Villabate

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Villabate

  *San Giuseppe Parish of Villabate. In Italian.

  *Official comune site. In Italian.

Villafrati

  *FHL Catalog listings

  *Obits and Articles for people associated with Villafrati
Villaggio Turistico Citta' del Mare
Villagrazia di Carini
Villaurea
FHL Catalog listings
Z

Ziza (Neighborhood of Palermo city)