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|Location||11945 Nakaminowa, Minowa-machi, Kamiina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-4601|
|Elevation||676 meters|
|Operated by||JR Central|
|Distance||185.6 km from Toyohashi|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Opened||22 February 1911|
The station consists of one ground-level side platform serving a single bi-directional track. There is no station building, but only a shelter built on top of the platform. The station is unattended.
Kinoshita Station opened on 22 February 1911. With the privatization of Japanese National Railways (JNR) on 1 April 1987, the station came under the control of JR Central. The current station building was completed in 1997.
In fiscal 2016, the station was used by an average of 414 passengers daily (boarding passengers only).
- 83 JRの駅別乗車人員-1日平均 [Nagano Prefectural Statistics (Fiscal 2016) Section 84] (PDF) (in Japanese). Japan: Nagano Prefecture. 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 March 2019.
- Kinoshita Station information (in Japanese)