Population: 926 inhabitants.
Name of inhabitants: Sougéens.
Its origins are probably very remote because the village is situated on the Roman road leading to Oisseau-le-Petit and leaving Jublains in Mayenne.
As early as 830, Sougé name appears in official documents. Besides the monks of the abbey of La Couture Le Mans 835 based in the Priory Saint-Martin.
The village has increased dramatically thanks to some wealthy families but also by industry. Indeed since the Middle Ages the metal industry has settled on the site where Ford Ory Forge has also persisted until the 19th century.