At the heart of the Bocage Ornais, Athis-de-l'Orne is a common, capital of Canton, belonging to the district of Argentan. It is twinned with the towns of Bromyard (England), and Schöppenstedt (Germany). It is also home of the Suisse Normande and Bocage Ornais Located between Flers and Conde-sur-Noireau.
Adapted to the conditions of modern life, the central place catches the eye of visitors, its imposing church, shops, a fountain and statue of St. Vigor.
Its assets such as businesses, including precision engineering and plastics, help retain its population and maintain a global dynamism.
Athis-de-l'Orne won the Special Prize of the National jury for "Enhancement of municipal and rural areas" in 2010, 1st prize Evillementiel 2012 for municipalities with fewer than 15,000 inhabitants for ATHIS "Move Family", the 5th podium of Communication Awards in 2012 for "Best Website" with Anne Goscinny inauguration of the first school of France in the name of the elementary school "le petit Nicolas".
Its environment is exceptional, with its pleasant village and particularly ornate, pond with picnic area, open to the public and hiking trails wood.