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Roccamena (Palermo Province) is 60 km. from Palermo, alt. 480 m., on the watershed between the Right and the Left Rivers Belice, on the southern slopes of Monte Rocca del Signore, area 33.3 sq. km., pop. over 2,100, post-code 90040, tel. 091. Agricultural economy.

A feudel town belonging to the Beccadelli family of the Marquises of Salaparuta, it achieved autonomy as a comune in 1846.

The name Roccamena ("pleasant rock") is an invitation to visit the town and enjoy the beautiful views.

Churches (Monreale Diocese) include the following:
SS. Salvatore

Families researched in these records include the following:
Lo Bello

Links to other sites about Roccamena include:
Ancient Sicily
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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