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It was recognized as a town in the 18th century. It was created in 1639 by the Ansalone family who favored the immigration of settlers in their Palumba fief. In 1714 the town and its surrounding territory became the possession of the Moncada family, the Princes of Larderia, who kept it for over a century.
The rock towering over the town is the home of various interesting species of birds.
Churches (Palermo Diocese) include the following:
Families researched in these records include the following:
Links to other sites about Roccapalumba include:
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