Rogers, Arkansas is located in Benton County. It was named for Captain Brent E. Rogers, a railroad manager and was established in 1881 when the railroad arrived. The town of Rogers incorporated the same year. The Rogers Commercial Historic District has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places as have many other properties in the city. Rogers is also known to be the location of the first Walmart store. Walmart corporate headquarters can be found in nearby Bentonville. Approximately 66,500 people live in Rogers.
Rogers has many recreational areas. There are five sports parks, a skateboard and splash park, 14 neighborhood parks with a swimming pool, 26 athletic fields, five golf courses, two lakes and a 23-mile trail system. The NWA Razorback Regional Greenways is a shared-use trail connecting the region’s trails to a variety of community attractions. Lake Atalanta offers fishing, a lovely park and a variety of outdoor recreation along Prairie Creek in Rogers. The Rogers Historical Museum has interactive displays on local history as well as recreated historical scenes from Rogers history. For water fun, there is Rogers Aquatics Center. This three-acre park has multiple pools, slides, and a lazy river. Those who love museums will enjoy visiting both the artwork and the nature trails at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. You can learn more about local history at Shiloh Museum of Ozark History. For those who enjoy exploration and history, they can take in attractions in the surrounding area like Beaver Lake, War Eagle Mill & Cavern, Pea Ridge National Military Park and the Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area. The Walmart Museum and the Daisy Airgun Museum both educate about local history. As in any city this size, Rogers has plenty of shopping and dining, especially in the historic downtown area of architectural treasures, for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Real estate in Rogers is as diverse as the city itself. You will find older restored homes, ranch style homes, modular homes and new neighborhoods with custom contemporary homes in Rogers. There are log cabins, and rural land for building, as well as lots in Rogers neighborhoods on which to build. Students are served by the Rogers School District. With the variety of outdoor activities, the cultural offerings, and the rich history, this is a must consider destination for homebuyers searching in the Bentonville area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Rogers, Arkansas, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.