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.

Our community sticks together and we have some awesome people and schools here. Everything you need in one small town!

Charleen Workman


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.

First and foremost, it’s the people that make Pittsburg great, lots of poets, artists, and musicians, young and old. And then, there’s lots of choices of Fried Chicken of course … so that’s another bonus.

James Ortolani

News Releases

Major Brent Narges appointed interim police chief

City Press Releases

The City of Pittsburg has announced that Major Brent Narges has been appointed interim chief of police for the City of Pittsburg Police Department. Narges will succeed Chief of Police...

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Farmers Market Grand Opening and Kids Day

City Press Releases

The Pittsburg Farmers Market will host Kid’s Day during their Grand Opening, Saturday, April 21, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. In honor of Earth Day, kids can create their...

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Public Safety and Quality of Life – by Daron Hall

City Manager's Blog

Public safety takes many forms and means something different to each of us.  Most of us can agree that clean water, a clean environment, and strong police and fire departments...

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Water Main Replacement Project Begins April 17, 2018

City Press Releases

The City of Pittsburg Water Distribution Division will begin installation of the new 8” water main to replace the existing 4” water main in the Fieldcrest Addition. Work will include...

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