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!”
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.
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.”
The creation of Pittsburg’s first dog park was made possible this week, thanks to a $50,000 gift from the Ronald O. Thomas Foundation. The City of Pittsburg received the generous...Read More
On December 12, 2017, at 12:12 am, the Pittsburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 514 W. Forest St., in Pittsburg. Upon arrival, firefighters found the home engulfed...Read More
Tuesday was supposed to be an ordinary day for Pittsburg firefighter Alex Stewart and his family. Alex and his wife Taylin, a registered nurse at Freeman Health System, traveled to...Read More