Rogers (Arkansas)

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Rogers is in the Ozarks region of Arkansas.

Rogers' historic downtown area
Like many towns in Arkansas, Rogers has extensive strip development along the highway

Understand[edit]

Rogers is a medium-sized town in Northwest Arkansas, and is part of the Rogers-Bentonville-Springdale-Fayetteville metropolitan area. Rogers was founded in 1881 by a railroad baron, and has a historic brick-streeted downtown from its heyday in this time period. However, in recent years, development has sprawled around Interstate 540, leaving some older parts of town run-down. Rogers is essentially a small town that has had widespread suburban development, leading to heavy traffic on arterial streets. Most of the city outside downtown is unfriendly to walkers and bikers.

Rogers offers fairly easy access to other cities in the region as well as rural areas in the Ozarks, with a wealth of outdoor and recreational opportunities.

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Interstate 540 is the main highway coming from Fort Smith and traveling north into Missouri. From the east, scenic highway 62 also leads to Rogers from Eureka Springs.

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  • Rogers Farmers Market. May through October, Wednesdays & Saturdays, 7-11am. The Rogers Farmers Market is located downtown and offers local produce during the summer.
  • Rogers Public Library. Rogers Public Library is a newer public library, and offers a wifi hotspot.
  • Local parks. There are many excellent parks in Rogers.

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Routes through Rogers
JoplinBentonville  N I-49.svgnoframe S  SpringdaleFayetteville
FayettevilleSpringdale  W US 62.svg E  Eureka SpringsMountain Home


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