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A man died in an avalanche Akita / Yokote City

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The man was taken to a hospital in Yokote City, but was later confirmed dead.

On the afternoon of January 1, an avalanche occurred on a city road in Masuda-machi, Yokote City, Akita Prefecture, and one light truck was involved and it seems that he was driving ... → Continue reading

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Yokote City

Yokote City(Yokote) isAkitaLocated in the southeastCity..Old Yokote City and oldHiraka-gunMunicipalMerger of municipalitiesIt was launched in.


It is the central city in the southeastern part of Akita prefecture.Class B gourmet OfYokote YakisobaAnd traditional events in FebruaryKamakuraIs famous all over the country.

2005(17)May 10, Former Yokote City and all towns and villages that belonged to Hiraka District (Masuda Town,Hiraka Town,Omonokawa Town,Omorimachi,Jumonji Town,Yamauchi Village,Taiyu Village) Merged and established as a new system, Yokote City.This causes, albeit temporarilyPrefectural office locationWith the exception of Akita City, which is the only city in the prefecture with a population of over 10, it has become the second largest city in the prefecture.Heisei Municipal MergerThere are other examples of a city with 10 people, but in the case of Yokote City, the living areas of the former Yokote City and Hiraka District were almost the same, so the city area and the living area of ​​10 people are the same. It is a city.Therefore, the central part had the function of a city of 10 people before the merger, and promoted the merger of the city.

The government building is2014Since March 26, 3, the former Yokote City Hall (Yokote Government Building) has been used as the main government building. From the beginning of the merger in 31 to March 2005, the Jori South Government Building and the Jori North Government Building were designated as the Main Government South Government Building (Yokote Hiraka Wide Area Exchange Center) and the North Government Building (Administrative Center), respectively. It was placed in the Satokita Government Building[Annotation 1]..In addition, the old municipal office building is "Yokote City Hall ○ × Government Building" (○ × is the name of the old municipality).In addition, each government building is also a "Yokote City XX Regional Bureau" as a contact agency in the area.


IwateNishiwaga TownContact withPrefectural borderCity.In Akita prefectureSenboku-gunMisato Town,Daisen City,Yurihonjo City,Yuzawa,Ogatsu-gunUgo TownHigashi Naruse VillageAdjacent to.

Yokote BasinLocated in the central part of the eastOu MountainsThe Yokote River flows through the city.From north to southNational Route 13as well as the Yuzawa Yokote Road, East and westNational Route 107as well as the Akita ExpresswayIt is a key point of transportation through which.



* The data on the right is for the former Yokote City before the merger.


Former Yokote City

Current Yokote City


This section includes some computers andBrowsing softwareContains characters that cannot be displayed with (○ Anshinichi's first character is a variant of "high")(Details.
  • Chair: Tsutomu Shioda, Vice Chair: Yutaka Okuyama
2009(21)11 - 2011(23)6 Yoneo Ishiyama (former Mayor Masuda)[Annotation 4]), Vice Chairman Tsutomu Shioda
2007(19)11 - 2009(21)10 Chairman Toshio Tanaka, Vice-chairman Shinichi Takayasu
2005(17)11 - 2007(19)11 Chairman Toshio Tanaka (former Yokote City Council), Vice Chairman Kiichi Sasaki (former Masuda Town Council)
Because the special incumbent due to the merger was not applied2005(17)May 10Held at the same time as the mayoral election.The election was a big battle in which 34 people ran for a fixed number of 73 people.
The current constant is 30 people (2011(23)6Currently 1 vacancy).

City hall

  • Main Government Building (Yokote Government Building, former Yokote City Hall)
  • Juri Kita Government Building
  • Jori South Government Building
  • Waterworks Government Building
  • Masuda Government Building (Masuda Regional Bureau, former Masuda Town Hall)
  • Hiraka Government Building (Hiraka Regional Bureau)
  • Omonogawa Government Building (Omonogawa Regional Bureau, former Omonogawa Town Hall)
  • Omori Government Building (Omori Regional Bureau, former Omori Town Hall)
  • Jumonjimachi Government Building (Jumonjimachi Regional Bureau, former Jumonjimachi Office)
  • Yamauchi Government Building (Yamauchi Regional Bureau, former Yamauchi Village Office)
  • Taiyu Government Building (Taiyu Regional Bureau, former Taiyu Village Office)
In addition to these, in Yokote City2010(22)12ToAkitaImprovement of resident services by sharing and integrating the office work projects carried out by both parties with the Akita Prefecture Hiraka Regional Promotion Bureau, which has jurisdiction over the city area, and the effective and efficient implementation of office work projects. It has been agreed to combine the functions for the purpose of reducing administrative costs, etc., and it has started sequentially from FY2011 (FY23).As a result, city officials are also assigned to the Hiraka Regional Promotion Bureau.[1].
In addition, since the merger, the main government building in the north and south and the government office building of the old municipality have been diverted and a branch office system has been adopted.2011(23)5Moving work was carried out to consolidate into 6 government buildings in the former Yokote city area including the Hiraka Regional Promotion Bureau, and the work started.[2].
2013Inaugurated in (25)Dai TakahashiAccording to the mayor's policy2014(26) In March, the main functions of the city hall, including the mayor's office, were moved to the Yokote Government Building, the Yokote Government Building was renamed the Main Government Building, and the North Government Building and the South Government Building were the Jori North Government Building and Jori Minami, respectively. The name was changed to the government building, and the city hall was reorganized and relocated.[3].

Sister cities/partner cities




Population distribution by age in Yokote City and the whole country (2005)Population distribution by age and gender in Yokote City (2005)
Purple-Yokote City
Green-All over Japan

Changes in the population of Yokote City (corresponding area)
Ministry of Internal Affairs and CommunicationsStatistics Bureau CensusThan

Medical facility

Emergency notification hospital


Town revitalization

  • 2010From (22), several volunteers from inside and outside Yokote cityTwitterTown revitalization activity using[4] Started.Called Yokotter, it was widely featured in newspapers, television and radio nationwide.


Financial institution

Designated financial institution

Hokuto Bank Designated financial institution,Akita BankNorthern Japan Bank Designated proxy financial institution.

Hokuto Bank's predecessor, Hago Bank, was Masuda Village (formerly Masuda Bank) when it was established as Masuda Bank.Masuda Town) With the head office.After that, due to the process of moving the head office to Yokotemachi (formerly Yokote City), almost the entire area of ​​the merged city was the ground of the bank, and municipalities other than the former Taiyu Village designated the Northern Capital Bank before the merger. It was.Due to the merger, the former Taiyu Village side was a designated financial institution until then.Akita Furusato Agricultural CooperativeWas requested to be a designated agency financial institution.Therefore, the Hokuto Bank set up an ATM on the premises of the Yokote City Taiyu Regional Bureau Office (formerly the Taiyu Village Office) as the "Yokote Branch Yokote City Taiyu Office Branch Office" at the same time as the establishment of the new city.Storage agency financial institutionWas settled by expanding to all financial institutions in the city.In addition, the two designated financial institutions inherited the designation of the old city.

The Hokuto Bank has set up a manned base "Yokote Branch Yokote City Main Government Building Branch Office" in the City Hall Main Government Building (Yokote Government Building) (Yokote City Hall Branch Office is located at the Yokote Branch of the main store.Branch in branch).The neighborhood stores of Juri North and South Government Building areYokote West Branch.

post office

post office

  • Yokote Post Office(Collection and delivery station,Yu Yu window(Installation station)
  • Omori Post Office(Collection and delivery station)
  • Omonogawa Post Office (Collection and Delivery Office)
  • Jumonjimachi Post Office (Collection and Delivery Office)
  • Tateai Post Office (Collection and Delivery Office)
  • Hiraka Post Office (Collection and Delivery Office)
  • Yamauchi Post Office
  • Masuda Post Office
  • Hago Kanazawa Post Office
  • Yokote Heijo Post Office
  • Yokote Ekimae Post Office
  • Yokote Kajimachi Post Office
  • Yokote Asahikawa Post Office
  • Yokote Saiwaicho Post Office
  • Yokote Sakae Post Office
  • Asahi Post Office
  • Yokote Kurokawa Post Office
  • Tanemori Post Office
  • Aki Post Office
  • Kawanishi Post Office
  • Yasawagi Post Office
  • Omonogawa Osawa Post Office
  • Satomi Post Office
  • Japan Post Ueda Post Office
  • Hago Yoshida Post Office
  • Daigo Post Office
  • Japan Post

Simple post office

  • Nakasugisawa Post Office
  • Yasuda Simple Post Office
  • Yokote Akasaka Simple Post Office
  • Ohashi Simple Post Office
  • Fukuchi Simple Post Office
  • Sakai Town Post Office
  • Mie Post Office
  • Mutsumi Simple Post Office
  • Yoshino Post Office
  • Simple post office in Saruhan
  • Japan Post Simple Post Office

Special products / special products



The central city area is around Yokote Station.Akita ShinkansenDoes not pass through the city, but on the Ou LineOmagari StationI will change at.




Vocational school

high school

Secondary school (integrated middle and high school) "side-by-side"

Junior high school

primary school

  • Yokote City Asakura Elementary School --Integrated from Yokote City Sugisawa Elementary School to Yokote City Asakura Elementary School.1997In (9), the former Yokote City Yokote Kita Elementary School and Yokote City Asakura Elementary School were integrated. April New system "Yokote City Asakura Elementary School" opens.
  • Yokote City Yokote Kita Elementary School - 2016In (28), Sakaimachi Elementary School, Kurokawa Elementary School, and Kanazawa Elementary School were integrated and opened.
    • Former Hiraka Town Hirano Elementary School (currently Asamai)Public hallUtilizing the school building as the Hirano Annex) → Integrated into the former Asamai Elementary School.
  • Yokote City Yumonogawa Elementary School - 2015In (25), Omonogawa Kita Elementary School, Minami Elementary School, and Fukuchi Elementary School were integrated and opened.
  • Yokote City Jumonjimachi Elementary School - 2021In (3rd year of Reiwa), Jumonji Daiichi Elementary School, Jumonji Daini Elementary School, Ueda Elementary School, and Mutsui Elementary School were integrated and opened.

Special school


(All private)

  • Uemiya Daiichi Kindergarten
  • Uemiya Second Kindergarten
  • Tsuchiya kindergarten
  • Kohitsuji kindergarten


Sightseeing, special events, special products, sports, culture

Sightseeing spots/festivals/events


  • Yu Yu Plaza
  • Yokote Onsen Hotel Wellness Yokoteji (formerly Whole Sam Inn Yokote (Health Insurance Recreation Center))
  • ▲ Yokote Simple Insurance Recreation Center (Kanpo no Yado Yokote, closed in 26)
  • Egaonooka (Omonogawa area)
    • (Omonogawa area)
  • Tokimeki Exchange Center Yupuru (Hiraka area)
  • Tonami mineral spring (Masuda area)
  • Uehata OnsenSawarabi (Masuda area)
  • Uehata Onsen Yu-Raku (Masuda area)
  • (Omori area)
  • Omori Onsen Sakuraso (Omori area)
  • (Daio area)
  • Tsurugaikeso (Yamauchi area)
  • Nango Onsen Kyorinso (Yamauchi area)
  • ▲ Sunbeams hot spring Mitsumata Onsen (Yamauchi area, closed on November 25, 11)

Public facilities, etc.

1F: Yokote City Tourism Association office and shop, fantastic gallery (kamakura room), solarium, civic open space. 2F: Hall. 4th floor meeting room. 5F: Yokote City Board of Education Office.

Sports organization

 Yokote City Athletic Association

  1. Yokote Basketball Association
  2. Yokote City Soft Tennis Federation
  3. Yokote City Judo Federation
  4. Yokote City Kendo Federation
  5. Yokote City Tennis Association
  6. Yokote Athletics Association
  7. Yokote City Sumo Federation
  8. Yokote City Table Tennis Association
  9. Yokote Ski Association
  10. Akita Sports Wellness Fukiya Association Akita Kamakura Branch
  11. Yokote City Ground Golf Federation
  12. Yokote City Golf Association
  13. Yokote City Volleyball Association
  14. Yokote City Park Golf Association
  15. Akita Softball Baseball Association Yokote Branch
  16. Aikido Yokote Association
  17. Yokote City Indiaca Association
  18. Yokote City Badminton Association
  19. Yokote City Kyudo Federation
  20. Yokote Football Club, a specified non-profit organization
  21. Horizontal sports club 
  22. Yokote City Handball Association
  23. Yokote City Swimming Association
  24. Yokote City Karatedo Federation 
  25. Yokote City Wushu Tai Chi Association
  26. Yokote Ballroom Dance Club
  27. Yokote City SUP Association

Cultural organization

Music group

  • Choir Four Seasons(Chorus)
  • Yokote Mixed Chorus(Chorus)
  • WA of the sounding song!Choir(Chorus)
  • Mixed Chorus Yokote Fiorente(Chorus)
  • Yokote Mandolin Love(mandolin)
  • Yokote Wind Orchestra(Brass band)
  • La Pomme Wind Orchestra(Brass band)
  • Yokote Philharmonic Orchestra(orchestra)

Theater group

  • Yokote Theater Study Group
  • Yokote Amateur Theater Institute
  • Theatrical company Hozzy and Nancy

Famous people

Aristocrat / samurai




Cultural person




Person with connection


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注 釈

  1. ^ The address of the city hall was set to 1-1-269, Jori, Yokote City (formerly 1 Shimosanmaibashi, Maego), which is the address of the Jori Kita Government Building.The address of Jori Minami Government Building is 64-163-XNUMX Jori XNUMX-chome (formerly XNUMX Shimosanmaibashi, Maego).
  2. ^ Yokote Omachi Uecho, Yokote Omachi Nakacho, Yokote Omachi Shitacho, Yokote Yokkaichi Uecho, Yokote Yokkaichi Nakacho, Yokote Yokkaichi Shitacho, Yokote Eidoricho, Yokote Blacksmith Town, Yokote Honmachi, Yokote Negishi Shitamachi, Yokote Yokote, Yokote Baba Saki Town, Yokote Uramachi, Yokote Shinmachi, Yokote Shinmachi Shitacho, Yokote Furukawa Town, Yokote Shita Town, Yokote Haguro Uemachi, Yokote Haguro Nakamachi, Yokote Haguro Sue Town, Yokote Uenegishi Town, Yokote Shimo Negishi Town, Yokote Uenodai Town, Yokote Shimazaki Town, Yokote Ueshimazaki Town, Yokote Haguro Shinmachi, Yokote Gomencho, Yokote No Omochicho, Yokote Numata Town, Mt. Yokoteyama Note Shinmachi, Yokote Yokote Town.
  3. ^ 2009May 2Until then, it was 269 Shimosanmaibashi, Maego, Yokote City, but in the same year.May 2Than,Yokote StationIt was changed because the residential address was displayed in the west area.
  4. ^ On the merger issue2005Since he resigned from the mayor in (17), he is not the last mayor.The last mayor of the town, former Mayor Masuda, will be Kohachi Senda.
  5. ^ 1876(Meiji 9), oldHiraka-gunDaigo VillageThe roots are cultivated in.
  6. ^ "Yuki no Ne" won the gold medal at the 17 National New Sake Appraisal.
  7. ^ The 14th International Sake Festival "Junmai Daiginjo / Junmai Ginjo Category" 1st place. Of the NHK TV seriesMansaku flowerName it.
  8. ^ In the area of ​​the former Masuda Town,IwateMizusawa (Oshu City), Route 397 is called "Mizusawa Line".It is the shortest route from the former Masuda Town to the Iwate Prefecture side, but the prefectural border is closed in winter from November to May every year, and sharp curves and steep slopes continue.Winding roadHowever, it is not easy to use.Akita ExpresswayFully openOnikobe RoadThe Mizusawa Line is being forgotten with the start of service.
  9. ^ The Akita Prefectural Road No. 12 Hanamaki Grand Curve is managed by the Semboku Regional Promotion Bureau, not by the Hiraka Regional Promotion Bureau.
  10. ^ "Japan Sakura Famous Place XNUM X Selection"Selection.The park was designedAkita City OfChiaki ParkSame as,Landscaping OfAnhei Nagaoka..Campgrounds and athletics are being developed.Once on the same site, it also served as a shopHutteWas also equipped,Tengamori Ski AreaClosed due to opening (mid-50s-late XNUMX).The first blockbuster song "Apple songIs the theme song of the movie "Soyokaze"ofLocationIt is also the ground, and there are "Monument of Apple Song" and "Monument of Michiko Namiki's Honor" in the park.


Related literature

  • "Yokote Local History" Yokotemachi, 1933.NDLJP:1213746.
  • "Yokote Local History, Continued" Yokotemachi, 1933.NDLJP:1214812.

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