Kita-Kanaoka Station

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Kita-Kanaoka Station
Kita-Kanaoka station.jpg
Kita-Kanaoka Station (May 31, 2011)
Location 3 Shinden, Shitobashi, Mitane, Yamamoto, Akita
Operated by East Japan Railway Company
Line(s) Ōu Main Line
Opened 1902

Kita-Kanaoka Station (北金岡駅?, Kita-Kanaoka-eki) is a JR East railway station located in Mitane, Yamamoto District, Akita Prefecture, Japan.


Kita-Kanaoka Station is served by the Ōu Main Line, and is located 349.4 km from the terminus of the line at Fukushima Station.

Station layout[edit]

Kita-Kanaoka Station consists of two opposed side platforms connected by an overpass. The station is unattended.


1  Ōu Main Line for Higashi-Noshiro and Ōdate
2  Ōu Main Line for Hachirōgata and Akita

Adjacent stations[edit]

« Service »
Ōu Main Line
Rapid: Does not stop at this station
Moritake   Ōu Main Line   Higashi-Noshiro


Kita-Kanaoka Station began as Kita-Kanoka Signal Stop (金岡信号場?) on June 1, 1944 and was elevated to a full station on the Japan National Railway (JNR), serving the village of Kanaoka, Akita on February 25, 1952. The station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of the JNR on April 1, 1987. It has been unattended since May 2005. A new station building was completed in April 2006.

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Coordinates: 40°8′30.8″N 140°3′48.5″E / 40.141889°N 140.063472°E / 40.141889; 140.063472