Verona is a town in Hancock County, settled in the 1780s and incorporated in 1861 from Wetmore Isle Plantation. It takes its name from that of an Italian city. Verona changed its name to Verona Island in 2004.
It is located on an island in the Penobscot River between the towns of Prospect and Bucksport. The Island is bounded by the Main and the Eastern Channels of the Penobscot. The Eastern is supplemented with the outlet of the Orland River. (Source)