🇰🇷 Hwasun County (화순군; Hwasun-gun) is a county in South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Before Hwasun became an administrative community in the Japanese Empire, individual culture was formed along three rivers: Jiseokcheon River to Neungju, Hwasuncheon River to Hwasun, and Dongbokcheon River to Dongbok. Recently relics in the Stone Age (residential remains) and in the Middle Stone Age were found in Juam Dam at Daejeon Village, Sasu-ri, Nam-myeon, showing that people lived from old times. Bronze Age remains include 1,180 dolmens and a variety of remains excavated in a stone-lines tomb at Daegok-ri (including National Tresture No. 143, bronze knife and bronze mirror). A pit-tomb in the Baekje Period was found at the site of Unjusa Temple.
Hwasun County has a population of over 78,610 people. Hwasun County also forms part of the wider South Jeolla Province which has a population of over 1,902,324 people. Hwasun County is situated 14 km south-east of Gwangju.