History about Machida Terminal-road Shopping Street
The history of Machida was formerly Kanagawa Prefecture.
|Age Unknown||The village was separated from the Machida village in Musashi Country.|
|1867||It belongs to Nirayama Prefecture by centralization of power. *Izu Country, Musashi Country, Sagami Country, Suruga country, Kai Country|
|1871, October||Nirayama province is divided and belongs to Odawara Prefecture.|
|1871||The name of Odawara Prefecture was changed to Ashigara Prefecture.|
|1876||Ashigara Prefecture is abolished. It belongs to Kanagawa Prefecture.|
|1878||It belongs to Minami-Tama County by the formation law of the township.|
|1889||Hara-Machida village, Hon-Machida village and others were merged into Machida village.|
|1893||The Tama county area, including Machida City, was transferred from Kanagawa Prefecture to Tokyo Prefecture.|
|1913||Machida village became Machida Town.|
|1954||Machida Town and Minami village merged.|
|1958||Machida Town, Tsurukawa village, Tadao Village, Sakai Village merged, and Machida City.|
|1981, April||JR (known as Japanese National Railways) Yokohama Line’s Hara-Machida station was moved to Hachioji side about 340 meters and renamed Machida Station.|
Hara-Machida Station and Shin-Hara-Machida station is the current JR Machida station.
Shin-Hara-Machida station is the Machida station of the current Odakyu line.