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The Origin of 'Dong' Names
Chojang dong

Chojang-dong

Chojang-dong was formed after separation of Bumin-dong and NamBumin-dong.

There was a traditional legend story that a swift horse descended to this plain that it favored. The name Chojang-dong was derived from its regional nature, plain. Also, including this place, most of area around Bosu stream was a land to raise horse under the government of Joseon dynasty and the name was changed to Chojang from previously being called Mokmajang then Jeolyeong-do in 1890.