The Great Culture of Jeongeup and History Tour!

Our city is a place of history with a great culture. Nestled against the beauty of a well-known mountain, Naejang, the faithfulness of Jeongeupsa, a song of Baekje, is admired and continues to uphold the spirit of the Donghak Farming Revolution.

Ancient Times

Ancient Times A.C., Summary
A.C. Summary
Chosandobiri Country and Gobiri Country of Mahan has been located.
Installation of Baekje's Jeongchong-hyeon, Daesisan-gun, and Gosaburi-gun.
636 In the 37th Year of Baekje's King Mu, Yeongeunjosa built Yeongeunsa Temple (Naejangsa Temple).
757 In the 16th year of Silla's King Gyeongdeok, the name of Jeongchon-hyeon was changed to Jeongeup-hyeon and became Yeonghyeon of Taesan-gun.


Goryeo A.C., Summary
A.C. Summary
936 In the 19th Year of King Taejo, the District Government was installed in the district area of Gobu-gun.
951 In the 2nd Year of Gwangjong, the name was changed to Annamdohobu.
1019 In the 10th year of King Hyeonjong, it was restored to Gobu-gun.
1235 In the 22nd year of Gojong, loyal soldiers such as Gong-Ryeol Jeon were set to prepare for invasion of Mongolian.


Joseon A.C., Summary
A.C. Summary
1421 In the 3rd year of King Sejong, Angi built the Taein Shrine and School
1589 In the 22nd years of King Seonjo, Sun-Shin Lee was appointed as the early hyeongam (a kind of high position by government) of Jeongeup-hyeon.
1593 In the 26th year of King Seonjo, Ipam Castle Wall was built.
1689 In the 15th year of King Sukjong, Si-Yeol Song was poisoned while under escort.
1728 In the 4th year of King Yeongjo, Pil-Hyeon Park, Hyeongam of Taein, participated in the Rebellion of In-Jwa Lee but this was soon suppressed.

Recent Times

Recent Times A.C., Summary
A.C. Summary
1894 In the 31st year of King Gojong, the Gobu agricultural community was raised to anger by the tyranny of the community leader of Gobu-gun, Byeong-Gap Jo. The Donghak Farming Rebellion that later occurred was based on this.
1897 Elevated to Jeongeup-gun.
1906 Byeong-Chan Lim worked as a royal soldier with Ik-Hyeon Choi in Sunchang.
1919 On March 14th, the Samil Independence Movement was operated in the Taein area.
1931 Jeongeup-myeon was elevated to Jeongju-eup.
1940 Sintaein -myeon elevated to eup.

Modern Times

Modern Times A.C., Summary
A.C. Summary
1976 In Jeongju-eup, local offices were installed in the east, west, and south parts.
1981 Jeongju-eup was elevated to Jeongju-si (City)
1983 Some parts of Najang-myeon and parts of Soseong-myeon, Deokcheon-myeon, Buk-myeon were consolidated in Jeongju-si.
1995 Based on the consolidation of sis and guns, the name was changed to Jeongeup-si.