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.
Jill and I feel fortunate being back in Pittsburg where our kids can grow up enjoying all of the activities and athletic opportunities that I had when I was a kid.
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.”
Pittsburg Police Chief Mendy Hulvey has announced her retirement effective June 29, 2018. Hulvey has served 17 years with the department. “It has been my privilege to work with Chief...Read More