Pittsburg, Kansas

Low cost of living, great places to live, a family-oriented mindset, and something to do, see, or eat – that’s Pittsburg.


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.

The best thing about Pittsburg is the supportive community! We have amazing activities for families. Pittsburg feels like a big supportive hug!

Goldie McClellan Prelogar


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.

Over the next 24 months, there are 500-600 new jobs planned in the Pittsburg area.


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.

Pittsburg is a great place to SHOP – From the fantastic flea markets and crafts people, to boutiques with fashion-forward and unique finds, to first-class garden stores and greenhouses.

Sydney Anselmi

News Releases

Individual Arrested for West First Street Burglaries

Police Department Press Release

June 18, 2018 Released by Lt. B. Henderson PITTSBURG, KAN. – On Saturday night, June 16, 2018, at approximately 7:07 p.m., Law Enforcement Officers from the Pittsburg Police Department, responded...

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Drug Search Warrant on West 22nd Street

Police Department Press Release

June 15, 2018 Released by Lt. B Henderson On Friday evening, June 15, 2018, at approximately 5:15 p.m., Law Enforcement Officers of the Pittsburg Police Department served a search warrant...

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Painting Pittsburg

City Press Releases

New mural welcomes visitors to downtown Pittsburg By day, Jenna Spencer is a City of Pittsburg employee and the office manager for the Memorial Auditorium. She is responsible for scheduling...

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Structure Fire at 410 E. 10th Street

City Press Releases

On Monday, June 11, 2018, at approximately 2:19 am, the Pittsburg Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 419 E. 10th Street. While fire crews were en route, they...

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