Welcome to Rogers County, Oklahoma. We boast the fastest growing population in the state. But it's no surprise that folks want to call Rogers County home. With competitive real estate prices, top educational institutions and lucrative job opportunities -- we offer a positive work/life balance.
For those interested in starting their own business or opening a new branch of a seasoned chain, Rogers County offers several state and county level business incentive programs.
Claremore is the county seat of Rogers County and is best known as the home of the early 20th-century entertainer Will Rogers.
Inola is considered the "Hay Capital of the World" because of the high quality of Bluestem Prairie hay grown in the many hay fields surrounding the town of Inola.
Chelsea is the town where oil was first found in Oklahoma, the Chelsea- Alluwe oil field would transform the economy of Chelsea and also, of Oklahoma.
The Blue Whale of Catoosa is a famous Route 66 landmark located just east of downtown. It is also home to Bluford "Blue" Duck, the infamous outlaw depicted in Lonesome Dove and the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
Verdigris features contemporary housing, a golf course, a great school system and land on the Highway 66 corridor that is prime for commercial and retail development.
Historic Oologah is the birthplace of The Cherokee Kid, known as America's Favorite Cherokee Cowboy, Will Rogers.
Home of the Mustangs
Historic Oologah exists side-by-side with modern and highly rated school facilities, businesses and Oologah's largest industry, American Electric Power/Public Service Company of Oklahoma's Northeastern Station.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is Rogers County the fastest growing county in Oklahoma?
Rogers County offers top tier educational institutions, lucrative job opportunities, competitive real estate prices and a quality work/life balance.
What are some of the job opportunities in Rogers County?
Currently there are job opportunities in architecture, engineering, company management, utilities, oil & gas extraction, mining, quarrying, manufacturing, health care and retail.
What does Rogers County Development do?
We assist businesses develop, provide jobs and create economic, cultural and educational benefits for the residents of Rogers County. We provide assistance in: facility location and site searches, economic and demographic information, real estate and equipment finance, business start-up programs and small business development.
Are there any Incentives for a New Business?
Rogers County is recognized for its outstanding incentive programs and pro-business environment. Businesses can choose between a cash incentive or a tax credit package, and in some cases, qualifying businesses can take advantage of both programs.
What commerical and office properties are available?
Please click on our properties link to see our commerical, business and office properties currently available.
Landmarks & Attractions
Hard Rock Hotel
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Catoosa is a 4-Star hotel and offers resturants, dining, live entertainment and a casino.
Will Rogers Memorial
The museum houses artifacts, memorabilia, photographs, manuscripts, documentaries, speeches, and movies pertaining to Rogers' life.
Blue Whale of Catoosa
The Blue Whale is a waterfront structure, just east of Catoosa and it has become one of the most recognizable attractions on old Route 66.
Oologah Lake offers a great getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking, camping or just drifting over the sky blue waters.
Will Rogers Rodeo
2019 marks the 73rd Anniversary of the Will Rogers Stampede Rodeo, one of Rogers County's longest running events.
The World's Largest Totem Pole - located just north of Claremore in Foyil was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 30, 1999
Oklahoma's First Oil Well
In 1889 the United States Oil and Gas Company drilled the first oil well that became known as the Chelsea-Alluwe field, located Chelsea.
Belvidere/The Pink House
The Victorian style Belvidere Mansion was built in 1907. Located in the historic district of Claremore is popular for dining, weddings and special events.
Rogers County Fair
The fair has been providing family friendly atmosphere for education, competition, commerce and entertainment for 100+ years.