Maine angevin represents two different entities today. One, historical, is located in the the Sarthe, the other, more recent, is a regrouping inter-commune of the South-east of the Mayenne.
- the first entity, that which is historical, corresponding to the old territory of the Anjou located in the department of the the Sarthe since 1790 (from where sometimes its nickname of Maine angevin).
- the second entity is very recent and goes back to 2004. It is the regrouping of two communities of communes of the Mayenne, that of Meslay-of-Maine (old province of the Maine) and those of Grez-in-Bouère (old province of Anjou). This unit includes/understands 23 communes, on a territory of almost 430 km, in the south-east of the Mayenne, it is the Communauté of communes of the Country of Meslay-Grez.
Maine angevin of the Sarthe
Maine Sarthe-native angevin, extends in the south from the department from the the Sarthe since the Arrow in the west until the limit from Castle-of-Dormouse in the east, along the valley of the Loir. The communes of Maine Sarthe-native angevin are the following ones:
Arthezé, Aubigné-Racan, Bailleul, Bazouges-on-the-Dormouse, Beaumont-Foot-of-Ox, Dung, the Bruère-on-Dormouse, the Vault-with-Cabbages, Vault-of Aligned, Castle-of-Dormouse, Castle-the Hermitage, Chenu, Courtillers, Cré on Dormouse, Créans, Crosmières, Dissé-under-the-Lude, Dureil, the Arrow, Lavernat, Louailles, Lude, Luceau, Mayet, Our-Lady-of-EP, the Parcé-on-Sarthe, Gripped, Précigné, Pontvallain, Saint-Germain-with Arcé, Saint-Germain-of-Valley, St-March-with-Cré, Holy-Dove, Savigné-under-the-Lude, Thorée-the-Pines, Verneil-the-Weak, Verron, Unpleasant-under-Malicorne, Vion, Vouvray-on-Dormouse.
Maine angevin of Mayenne
(Common classified by population to the census of 1999).
Meslay-of-Maine: 2.670 hab.
- Grez-in-Bouère: 981 hab.
- Bazougers : 933 hab.
- Bouère : 907 hab.
- Villiers-Charlemagne : 859 hab.
- Balled: 665 hab.
- Arquenay : 508 hab.
- Saint-Brice: 455 hab.
- Bazouge-of-Chemeré: 443 hab.
- Fillet-Cold-Bottoms: 436 hab.
- Chémeré-the-King: 403 hab.
- Maisoncelles-of-Maine: 400 hab.
- Saint-Wolf-of-Dorat the: 332 hab.
- Saint-Denis-of-Maine: 307 hab.
- Bignon-of-Maine: 304 hab.
- Thimble-in-Champagne: 281 hab.
- Buret: 255 hab.
- Cropte: 239 hab.
- Beaumont-Foot-of-Ox: 190 hab.
- Saint-Charles-the-Forest: 190 hab.
- Thorn-bush-the-Seguin: 172 hab.
- Courtyards: 156 hab.
- Hampers: 118 hab.
History of Maine Sarthe-native angevin
Country of the " Maine angevin" resident of Sarthe is the part of the Anjou, called High-Anjou, attached in 1790 to the very new department of the the Sarthe. Its capital was the Arrow, its secondary strongholds were Lude and Castle-of-Dormouse.
History of Maine angevin mayennais
The Communauté of communes of the Country of Meslay-Grez is, since its creation on October 30th, 2003, made up of 23 communes. It is resulting from the regrouping of the Communauté of communes from Meslay-of-Maine (16 communes) and of the the Community of Communes of the Country of Grez-in-Bouère (7 communes). They form a territory of 42.176 hectares and count a little more than 12.000 inhabitants. This association of common took the name of " Maine angevin" because of the historical situation of this territory of the Mayenne. sixteen members of the the Community of communes of Meslay-of-Maine being resulting from the province of the Maine, and seven members of the the Community of communes of the Country of Grez-in-Bouère belonging to the Mayenne angevine.
Site of the Community of communes of the Country of Meslay-Grez
- History of the country fléchois
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