Ichinohe Town Hall
Location of Ichinohe in Iwate Prefecture
|• Total||300.03 km2 (115.84 sq mi)|
|Population (September 2015)|
|• Density||43.1/km2 (112/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Bird||Copper pheasant|
|Address||Kōzenji-aza Ōkawabachi 24-9, Ichinohe-machi, Ninohe-gun, Iwate 028-5391|
Ichinohe (一戸町 Ichinohe-machi?) is a town located in Ninohe District, Iwate Prefecture, in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. As of September 2015, the town had an estimated population of 12,946 and a population density of 43.1 persons per km2. The total area was 300.03 square kilometres (115.84 sq mi).
Ichinohe is located in far north-central Iwate Prefecture.
The area of present-day Ichinohe was part of ancient Mutsu Province, dominated by the Nambu clan during the Edo period, who ruled Hachinohe Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate. The town of Ichinohe was created on April 1, 1889. The neighboring villages of Anetai, Kozuya, Chōkai, and Namiuchi were merged with Ichinohe on January 1, 1955.
The economy of Ichinohe is based on agriculture.
Ichinohe has seven elementary schools, four middle schools, two high schools and two special education schools.
- Goshono Site (御所野遺跡 Goshono-isseki?) is a park containing extensive Jomon period remains, including the foundations for numerous pit dwellings. The area is a National Historic Site  and has been submitted for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of the Jōmon Archaeological Sites in Hokkaidō, Northern Tōhoku, and other regions
- Ōshū Kaidō (奥州街道 Ōshū Kaidō?) - a small portion of the Ōshū Kaidō, an ancient highway linking Kyoto with northern Japan has been preserved within Ichinohe as a National Historic Site 
Notable people from Ichinohe
- Yasutake Funakoshi – sculptor
-  Agency for Cultural Affairs
- "Jômon Archaeological Sites in Hokkaidô, Northern Tôhoku, and other regions". UNESCO. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
- 「北海道・北東北を中心とした縄文遺跡群」の世界文化遺産登録をめざして [Towards World Heritage Inscription of "Jōmon Archaeological Sites in Hokkaidō, Northern Tōhoku, and other regions"] (in Japanese). Hokkaidō Government Board of Education. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
Media related to Ichinohe, Iwate at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)