Location of Kamihayashi in Niigata Prefecture
Kamihayashi (神林村 Kamihayashi-mura) was a village located in Iwafune District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.
As of 2003, the village had an estimated population of 10,228 and a density of 124.46 persons per km². The total area was 82.18 km².
On April 1, 2008, Kamihayashi, along with the towns of Arakawa and Sanpoku, and the village of Asahi (all from Iwafune District), was merged into the expanded city of Murakami.
Coordinates: 38°10′58.2″N 139°27′23.3″E / 38.182833°N 139.456472°E