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.

Over the next 24 months, there are 500-600 new jobs planned in the Pittsburg area.

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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

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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2018 Submitted Budget – PDF

General News

Click the the link below to view the 2018 Submitted Budget. 2018 Submitted Budget – digital copy (PDF)

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Broadway Street closure

City Press Releases

Pardon our Progress: Downtown Street Temporarily Closed Pittsburg, Kansas, July 7, 2017: The 400 block of North Broadway Street will be closed from July 12th through mid-August to maintain safety...

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