Some articles on gains town status:
1912-12-01 - Minami-Kashima gains town status and is renamed Kashima (鹿島町), and the village of Kita-Kashima is renamed Kashima (鹿島村). 1918-08-03 - Hachihongi gains town status and is renamed Hama. 1918-10-05 - Shiota gains town status ...
... April 1, 1936 - Fukuji gains town status and is renamed Shiroishi ... October 1, 1962 - Ariake gains town status ... April 1, 1967 - Fukudomi gains town status ...
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