Pittsburg, Kansas

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Vibrant and active, Pittsburg is a place to call home.

This welcoming, tight-knit community is made up of people who embody resiliency and commitment. The City’s schools, civic organizations, churches, and business make up the fabric of a community united by a shared sense of pride and a common mindset around a single purpose – to make this a great place to live.

“When we moved back to Pittsburg, we were hoping it would be a great place to raise our girls, it was!”

Rob and Monica Murnan


A business climate unparalleled in the state.

A city of self-starters, business success is baked into the City’s DNA. Infused with a strong entrepreneurship drive, a large number of successful entrepreneurs headquarter their enterprises here. Proactive and targeted economic development consistently create opportunities for all.

In the past four years, there has been over $300 million invested in Pittsburg – almost all of it private funds.


A diverse menu of things to do, see, or eat - that's Pittsburg!

Pittsburg has the amenities of a big city but in a small city environment with an active downtown, an unprecedented arts and culture scene, nationally-ranked Division II athletics, outdoor recreation and a vibrant business culture. Home to Pittsburg State University, the community unites to support and cheer for the Gorillas.

“My family loves living in a “college town” where we have easy and affordable access to visiting speakers and writers, music and theater productions, and sporting events.”

Jeff Poe

News Releases

Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department wants to hear from you

City Press Releases

The City of Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department has published an online recreation needs survey to gain public input into activities and programs. Developed by Pittsburg State University recreation students,...

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2017 Street Improvements to Begin Today

City Press Releases

Pittsburg, KS – November 8, 2017 – Work on the 2017 Street Improvements is scheduled to begin today. This work consists of milling of the existing asphalt, overlay of a...

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Safe Trick or Treat Events in Pittsburg, Kansas

Community Events

Searching for a safe place for your children to satisfy their sweet tooth this Halloween? The following community events are free and open to the public: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2017...

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City of Pittsburg Selects New Memorial Auditorium General Manager

City Press Releases

The City of Pittsburg has hired Chris Patterson to fill the position of general manager at the Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center. Patterson was selected following a national search and...

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