Nishime

Nishime (西目町; -machi) is a district of Yurihonjō, Akita, Japan.

History

  • On April 1st, 1889 the villages of Nishime, Deto, Numata and Amahagi all merged into Nishime Village.
  • On September 1st, 1975 the village of Nishime gained town status.
  • On March 22nd, 2005 Nishime Town merged with Honjō City, and the towns of Chōkai, Higashiyuri, Iwaki, Ouchi, Yashima and Yuri to form Yurihonjō.

Events

  • Flower Festival (桜・菜の花まつり). From the end of April to the start of May.
  • Nishime beach opens. The middle of July.
  • Sunflower Festival (ひまわりまつり). At the end of July.
  • Health Marathon (健康マラソン). At the start of September.
  • Apple Festival (りんごまつり). From the start of September until the end of November.

Onsen

  • Kashiwa Onsen (かしわ温泉). ☎ 0184-33-2259. SE of Nishime Station. 秋田県由利本荘市西目町西目字釜ヶ沢96-5. Facilities include a large indoor bath, a jacuzzi bath, a sauna and a cold bath. ¥300. 9AM-8:30PM.

Schools

Number of students per year
Year Nishime Elementary Nishime Junior High Nishime High
2017-2018 320 173
2016-2017 333 166 415
2015-2016 334 163 430
2014-2015 330 158 450
2013-2014 343 157 466
2012-2013
2011-2012
2010-2011 320 156

See also

Yurihonjō City
Chōkai • Higashiyuri • Honjō • Iwaki • Nishime • Ouchi • Yashima • Yuri