|Location||1-1-1 Higashi-Sakata, Kimitsu-shi, Chiba-ken 299-1144|
|Operated by||JR East|
|Line(s)||■ Uchibō Line|
|Distance||38.3 km from Soga|
|Platforms||1 side + island platform|
|Status||Staffed ( "Midori no Madoguchi")|
|Opened||January 15, 1915|
|Previous names||Susai (until 1956)|
|1||■ Uchibō Line||for Tateyama and Awa-Kamogawa|
|2,3||■ Uchibō Line||for Kisarazu, Soga, and Chiba|
The station opened on January 15, 1915 as Susai Station (周西駅) on the Japanese Government Railways (JGR) Kisarazu Line. On May 24, 1919, the line was renamed the Hōjō Line, on April 15, 1929, it became the Bōsō Line, and on April 1, 1933, it became the Bōsōnishi Line. It became part of the Japanese National Railways (JNR) after World War II. The station was renamed to Kimitsu Station on April 1, 1956, and the line was renamed the Uchibō Line from July 15, 1972. Kimitsu Station was absorbed into the JR East network upon the privatization of JNR on April 1, 1987.
In fiscal 2019, the station was used by an average of 8003 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- Ishino, Tetsu; et al., eds. (1998). 停車場変遷大事典 国鉄・JR編 [Station Transition Directory - JNR/JR] (in Japanese). II. Tokyo: JTB Corporation. p. 618. ISBN 4533029809.
- 各駅の乗車人員 (2019年度) [Station passenger figures (Fiscal 2019)] (in Japanese). Japan: East Japan Railway Company. 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
Media related to Kimitsu Station at Wikimedia Commons
- JR East Station information (in Japanese)