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.

“When we moved back to Pittsburg, we were hoping it would be a great place to raise our girls, it was!”

Rob and Monica Murnan


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 of Pittsburg and Live Well Crawford County host Walking Wednesday

City Press Releases

Live Well Crawford County and the City of Pittsburg Parks and Recreation Department are teaming up to present Walking Wednesday as part of the Personal Actions Towards Health (PATH) program....

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Memorial Auditorium announces new comedy series

Memorial Auditorium

The Pittsburg Memorial Auditorium has announced a new comedy series, titled It Came from the Basement. The string of shows begins 8:30 pm Wednesday, March 28, and consists of six...

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Pittsburg Parks & Recreation to host annual Easter egg hunt

Community Events

The Pittsburg Parks & Recreation Department is gearing up for its ninth-annual Easter Egg Hunt. Set for 11:00 am Saturday, March 24, at Lincoln Park and Don Gutteridge Sports Complex,...

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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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