|— City —|
|• Mayor||Takeshita Ichiyo|
|• Total||62 km2 (24 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,800/km2 (7,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Nakahara National Time (UTC+9)|
Minamiyoko was part of Kashiwadaira Province ruled by Kiijima Clan before it was defeated by Shinozaki Clan later on.
In 1888 Town of Minamiyoko was formed as part of Shinodake District, Watanabe Prefecture after the abolition of Han System. Later in 1926 with the construction of Shizugawa Line, Minamiyoko Station build in the middle of Minamiyoko Town. Minamiyoko later in 1960 elevate its status into city.
In 2006, rejected a proposal merging with the growing neighboring city, Shimazaki.
- Nakahara National Route 3 to Shizugawa, and Shinkyo
- Nakahara National Route 277 to Kawabe and Miyazaku
- Minamiyoko Bypass, a bypass of Route 3 in west part of city.
- Shimakawa Expressway
- Shizugawa Main Line
- Shimizu Line
- Okusawa Line
- Kita-Shimazaki Line