The area has been settled since about 1000 BC. It became a Roman settlement in the 1st Century AD, and was first mentioned in history in 777 as "Ezelinga."
Today, Esslingen am Neckar is known for its beauty, city lights, mountain surroundings, architecture, history, canals, and historic churches.
People Born in Esslingen am Neckar
Esslingen am Neckar in People's Lives
Hermann Hesse: After completing my schooling, I came here in 1893, at the age of 16, to begin an apprenticeship with a bookseller here. However, I quit after only three days.