village, located in 2 Ri, Seowon Buknae Myun, Yeoju Si, is a good
place to experience many things like the atmosphere of farming town
and the fun to make flower port and ceramic ware in the neighboring
places, and to climb a quite and smooth climbing course as well.
Additionally, this village has a lot of sightseeing resorts, and
enjoys always sunshine due to its location facing to the south,
is getting richer by its interesting names originated from some
legends behind it.
most areas are located on the relatively smooth ridges and Geumdangcheon
is flowing from north to south following the west of village. There
are some towns including Wongol, Seowha, Seondol, Yuli, formed naturally.
The name of Wongol came from its old name, Wonjib, and that of Seowha
came from its location located under Seowha hill.
Seowon Ri is divided into 1 Ri, Wongol, and 2 Ri,
Seowhae and Sansugol. It has been delivered that the name of Seowon
Ri was originated from its location located to the west from Wonju,
or the location of Wongol (incorporated into Sangdong Myun, Jipyeong
Hyun before 1895),in which Government officials lodged in the
night, that is located to the south from Sangdong ( present Yangdong)
But it’s name came actually from taking the first letter
of Seowhae( Seowha) and Wongol( Wongok) respectively when these
two villages had been incorporated from Jipyeong Hyun, Sangdong
Myun into Yeju Gun. The total populations including Seowha and Sansugol
are 105 persons (43 household) in 2 Ri. Garden suburbs have been
formed in Sansugol located slightly upward to Danseok Ri ,Yangdong