Rogers is located in the northwestern part of the state of Arkansas and is a city in Benton County. It sits along the northern part of Fayetteville and is nearby the Beaver Dam and Lake, which is in the Ozark Mountains. The person who owned the original town area, B.F. Sikes, provided a right-of-way to the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway, who will operate in the area. In 1881, the community was founded after the first train arrived, and after a month, the city was incorporated and was then named after the railway official, R.W. Rogers. It later developed a marketing and processing center for the poultry and farm produce. The economy has now been highly diversified and includes tourism, wherein it was based on the Beaver Lake district on the eastern side, and also ventured into the manufacture of steel and plastics products, firearms, and among others.
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