Nishitama District, Tokyo
|西多摩郡 · Nishi-Tama District|
Located in the green highlights
|• Total||375.96 km2 (145.16 sq mi)|
|Population (August 1, 2011)|
|• Density||155/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
Each of the towns and villages operate separate public elementary and junior high school systems.
The school district also operates the following high schools in nearby Ōme:
The district operates the following high schools in Fussa:
The district operates Hamura High School  in Hamura.
The district operates the following schools in Akiruno:
- July 22, 1878: Tama District, which it had long been part of former Musashi Province, was divided into four parts: Higashitama (Eastern Tama), Kitatama (Northern Tama), Minamitama (Southern Tama) and Nishitama (Western Tama). Nishitama District had 1 town and 93 village areas.
- April 1, 1889: The new legislation, Nishitama District had 2 towns and 30 villages areas.
- April 1, 1893: Nishitama District is was transferred from Kanagawa Prefecture to Tokyo Prefecture.
- June 1, 1955: The villages of Ohisano and Hirai were merged to create the new village of Hinode.
- October 1, 1956: The village of Nishitama was elevated to town status and renamed to Hamura.
- October 15, 1958: Parts of the village of Motosayama (from Iruma District, Saitama Prefecture), excluding the parts that was merged into