Ikawa
井川村
Former municipality
Ikawa
Ikawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°13′01″N 138°15′00″E / 35.217°N 138.250°E / 35.217; 138.250Coordinates: 35°13′01″N 138°15′00″E / 35.217°N 138.250°E / 35.217; 138.250
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu region (Tōkai region)
PrefectureShizuoka
DistrictAbe District
MergedJanuary 1, 1969
(now part of Aoi-ku, Shizuoka)
Area
 • Total498.90 km2 (192.63 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2005)
 • Total2,471
 • Density4.95/km2 (12.8/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)

Ikawa (井川村, Ikawa-mura) was a village located in Abe District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

On January 1, 1969 Ikawa joined with neighboring Shizuoka city. It is now part of Aoi-ku, Shizuoka.

As of January 1, 1969-final population data before the amalgamation, the town had an estimated population of 2,471 and a density of 4.95 persons per km². The total area was 498.90 km².

Ikawa, located in the mountainous area between Shizuoka and Yamanashi Prefecture is the location of Ikawa Dam, a major hydroelectric power plant for Shizuoka Prefecture. It is also a popular sightseeing location for local residents. "Ikawa Menpa" which is a lacquered hinoki wooden lunch box is a local speciality.