Eshan County History
In three kingdoms period , it was the territory of Yuyuan county, Jianning prefecture. In Sui and Tang dynasty, it was under the administer of Nanning prefecture, later, it was ruled by Jiannan Road, Yaozhou prefecture. In Nanzhao kindom period, it was the territory of Zhee tribe and in Dali kingdom period, it was ruled by Xiushan tribe.
At the beginning of Yuan dynasty, Zhee Thousand Family Department Header was established, 20 years later, it was reset as Zhee prefecture. In Ming and Qing dynasty, it was a county under the jurisdiction of Linan prefecture.
In the 19th year of the Republic of China(1930), it was first called as Eshan county. At last, in May.12, 1951, Eshan Yi Autonomous county was established, in 1998, it became a county under the jurisdiction of Yuxi prefecture.