Everyone knows Bentonville is the headquarters of Walmart, but many people don’t know Rogers is where the first Walmart Store opened back in 1962.

Rogers 2018 Population: 67,600

Known For: Walmart AMP, Pinnacle Hills Promenade, Daisy Airgun Museum, Railyard Bike Park, Beaver Lake, Hobbs State Park

Median Home Sale Price: $228,800

Additionally, Rogers is where many of the 1,450 Walmart suppliers maintain offices in Northwest Arkansas, including Coca-ColaKimberly Clark and Unilever.

Major quality-of-life investments have occurred in Rogers, including the 2006 opening of Pinnacle Hills Promenade, a retail lifestyle center. The city is also home to the Walmart AMP; the Railyard Bike Park; and the Rogers Aquatic Center, a three-acre waterpark operated by the city. Rogers is also close to Beaver Lake, which provides recreation as well as drinking water for our entire area.