|region||Pays de la Loire|
|Community association||Pays de l'Huisne Sarthoise|
|surface||22.48 km 2|
|Residents||740 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||33 inhabitants / km 2|
Town hall (Mairie) of Saint-Maixent
Saint-Maixent is a French municipality with 740 inhabitants (as of January 1 2017) in the department of Sarthe in the region Pays de la Loire . It belongs to the arrondissement of Mamers and the canton of Saint-Calais (until 2015: canton of Montmirail ). The inhabitants are called Saint-Maixentais .
Saint-Maixent is about 33 kilometers east-northeast of Le Mans . Saint-Maixent is surrounded by the neighboring communities of Villaines-la-Gonais in the north and north-west, Cherré-Au with Cherré in the north, Cormes in the north-east, Lamnay in the east, Lavaré in the south and south-east, Bouër in the south and south-west, Le Luart in the west and south-west and Sceaux-sur-Huisne to the west and north-west.
|Source: Cassini and INSEE|
- Saint-Maixent church from the 16th century
- 19th century castle Le Logis
- Jacques-François Villiers (1727–1794), doctor, encyclopaedist and translator