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.

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


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

Mosquito Control Tips

General News

With the warmer months here, mosquitos are on the rise.  Here are some tips to help keep them under control. Avoid mosquito bites by following the three Ds: DRAIN –...

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Kendall Packaging – Employer Of the Year

City of Pittsburg

Kendall Awarded 2017 Employer of the Year by City of Pittsburg, KS! Kendall Packaging, recently announced as the “Employer of the Year” by the City of Pittsburg, is progressing as...

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Street Overlay Work on Memorial Drive

City Press Releases

Street Overlay Work on Memorial Drive Begins June 12th, 2017 PITTSBURG, Kansas – The City of Pittsburg Street Division will begin work on Memorial Drive beginning Monday, June 12th, 2017....

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Fire News

The City of Pittsburg recently received the results from the ISO (insurance Service Office) audit and was upgraded from a Class 3 to a Class 2.

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