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.

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 1,000 new jobs.


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

Random Audible Testing of the Storm Warning System

City of Pittsburg

Random Audible Testing of the Storm Warning System PITTSBURG, Kansas – The City of Pittsburg Traffic & Communications Division will be conducting random audible testing of its storm warning system...

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E Jefferson Broadway to Joplin Resurfacing

City Press Releases

Street Overlay Work on East Jefferson Begins July 31st, 2017 PITTSBURG, Kansas – The City of Pittsburg Street Division will begin work on East Jefferson Street beginning Monday, July 31st,...

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Press Release – Rouse Street Speed Limit

City of Pittsburg

Speed Limit Change Coming for Rouse Street PITTSBURG, Kansas – The Governing Body, in its meeting of April 11th, 2017, adopted Ordinance No. G-1267, setting the maximum speed limit on...

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CDC Mosquito and Tick Disease Prevention Information

City of Pittsburg

Click the the links below to view the fliers. Mosquito Bite Prevention (PDF) Help Control Mosquitoes that Spread Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Viruses (PDF) West Nile Virus Fact Sheet (PDF)...

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