The city was founded on March 15, 1954, centered on Shimodate Station on the JR Mito Line. It is also the southern terminus of the Mooka Line (ex-JR, transferred to private ownership 1988) and the northern terminus of the Kanto Railway Jōsō Line.
- Official website of Chikusei (in Japanese)
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