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.

“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

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.

Play

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 Awarded $50,000 Grant from Pritchett Trust

City Press Releases

City of Pittsburg Awarded $50,000 Grant from Pritchett Trust Grant Funds Help Improve Connectivity and Walkability in Pittsburg Pittsburg, KS – September 7, 2017 – The City of Pittsburg Parks and...

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Local Firefighters Travel to Texas in Response to Hurricane Harvey

Fire News

Local Firefighters Travel to Texas in Response to Hurricane Harvey Pittsburg, KS – August, 31, 2017 – Local firefighters have volunteered to provide rescue operations for those effected by Hurricane...

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City of Pittsburg Announces New Position and Hire of Public Information Manager

City Press Releases

Pittsburg, KS – August 29, 2017 – The City of Pittsburg has hired Sarah Runyon to fill the position of Public Information Manager. A newly-created position at the City of...

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Random Audible Testing of the Storm Warning System

City of Pittsburg

Random Audible Testing of the Storm Warning System PITTSBURG, Kansas – The City of Pittsburg Traffic & Communications Division will be conducting random audible testing of its storm warning system...

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