Pittsburg, Kansas

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

Live

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

Work

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.

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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

Jaycee Ballpark Gets a Facelift

City Press Releases

The grass outside might still be brown, but Jaycee Ballpark is sporting a new shade of vibrant green. Brand new synthetic turf was recently installed at the ball field, part...

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Narcotics Search Warrant

Police Department Press Release

Released by Lieutenant Ben Henderson On Friday morning, February 16, 2018, law enforcement officers with the Pittsburg Police Department served a search warrant at a residence located at 812 W....

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Stalking Arrest

Police Department Press Release

Released by Lieutenant Ben Henderson On Wednesday afternoon, February 14, 2018, at approximately 03:55 PM, Law Enforcement Officers of the Pittsburg Police Department arrested 47 year old Peter A. Rosen, of...

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Kids help fire department receive pet oxygen masks

City Press Releases

On Wednesday, February 7, The Pittsburg Fire Department received a special delivery of pet oxygen masks to help animals on the scene of house fires and other emergencies. The masks...

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