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The rivers Neckar and Sulm join there, hence the name, which is often misunderstood or mispronounced as "Neckars Ulm", an incongruity that would mean the Ulm of the Neckar, as the city of Ulm is well to the east on the Danube at the border between Baden-Wuerttemburg and Bavaria.
Neckarsulm is famous for being ranked first in the German Solarbundesliga (cities beginning at 10,000 inhabitants), a competition in renewable energy installations. Its other fame is that the Neckarsulm-Gundelsheim Weingaertnergenossenschaft (vintner's co-operative) is reputed to be the oldest in Germany; trollinger and lemberger are the principal varieties of grape that are grown.
1894: Franz Joseph Maucher (Born 1826 in Hagnaufurt/Winterstettendorf district Biberach; † 1910 in Neckarsulm) was 35 years chaplain and parish priest in Neckarsulm.
1911: Gottlob Banzhaf (born 1858 in Illingen near Mühlacker; † 1930 in Stuttgart) was Kommerzienrat and after the death of his brother Christian Schmidt first director the Neckarsulmer Strickmaschinenfabrik AG from 1884 to 1910.
1930: Ernst Josef Bauer (born 1881 in Neckarsulm; † in Ludwigsburg) was a teacher and successful author of the home game "Peter Heinrich Merkle, the Löwenwirt of Neckarsulm".
1933: Christian Mergenthaler (born November 8, 1884 in Waiblingen; † 11 September 1980 Bad Dürrheim). The NSDAP politician was Prime Minister from 1933 Württemberg. On July 27, 1933 the Neckarsulm council awarded him honorary citizenship. On August 28, 1945, it was deprived him again 
1949: Johannes Häußler (born 1879 in Arnegg near Ulm; † 1949 Neckarsulm) was about 30 years with interruption mayor.
2004: Kurt Bauer (born 1934) was 36 years city council, deputy mayor, SPD parliamentary leader, chairman of the SPD local association.
2008: Volker Blust (born 1944 in Wolfach/Baden) was from 1976 head of the main and personnel office and was elected in 1992 Mayor of Neckarsulm.
Wilhelm Ganzhorn (born 1818 in Böblingen, † 1880 in Bad Cannstatt ) was in Neckarsulm 1859-1878 senior judge. Ganzhorn was a poet, and was known as the author of the text for the song "In the loveliest meadow" (Im schönsten Wiesengrunde).
^Wilson, Hugo (1995). "The Directory of Motorcycles". The Encyclopedia of the Motorcycle. London: Dorling Kindersley. p. 245. ISBN0-7513-0206-6. Around 1890 Neckarsulm Strickmaschinen – "knitting machine" – Union began making bicycles.
^Anton Heyler: Neckarsulm im Auf und Ab eines halben Jahrhunderts. (s. Literatur), S. 58 und 92.