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.

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.

Craig Ward


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, Pittsburg has experienced a 10% average wage increase.


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

City to update utility billing system

City Press Releases

The City of Pittsburg is updating its utility billing system to better serve customers and residents in Pittsburg. This system upgrade will provide residents with greater flexibility in managing their...

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Shamrock Shuffle Set for Saturday

City Press Releases

The City of Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department will host its Shamrock Shuffle 5K race this Saturday, March 17, at 8:00 am, at Lincoln Park in Pittsburg. Participants will need...

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Pittsburg Police Chief Mendy Hulvey Announces Retirement

City Press Releases

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...

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Traffic stop leads to pursuit, arrest

Police Department Press Release

Released by Sergeant Travis Bowman On March 4, 2018 around 0821 hours, officers with the Pittsburg Police Department attempted to perform a traffic stop with a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup...

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