Introduction to Lowell, Arkansas
Lowell, Arkansas, in Benton county, is 13 miles N of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center) and 104 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma.The city is in the Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers area.
Bloomington is an old town and was located on Old Wire Road. In 1881, the railroad came about a mile west of the area. The residents of Bloomington began contemplating a move close to the railroad. A tornado in Bloomington helped them make the decision, and the settlement shifted near the tracks. This community was named Lowell.
Lowell and nearby Attractions
- Lowell Historical Museum
- Shiloh Museum of Ozark History
- Pea Ridge National Military Park
- Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park
Things To Do In Lowell
The Arkansas Air museum, Bella Vista Historical Museum, and Rogers Historical Museum can be visited while in the city. The Bentonville Public Library, Rogers Public Library, and Pleasant Grove Church are also worth visiting. There are several parks where one can enjoy a day out. In addition, the City of Lowell organizes several recreational events and special programs throughout the year.
Air transportation facilities are provided by Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport.
Lowell Higher Education
North West Arkansas Community College, University of Arkansas-Main Campus, Northeastern State University, and Missouri Southern State College are local institutes of higher education.