Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau

BJ Harris


117 West Fourth Street
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762
Phone : 620-231-1212
Toll-free : 800-679-1112
Fax : 620-231-3178
Email : BJHarris@PittsburgAreaChamber.com
Website : http://www.VisitCrawfordCounty.com

About Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Pittsburg, Kansas, is a small town in southeastern Kansas, in an area known as the Four-States, where Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Arkansas come together. (Population: 20,233) Pittsburg is also the home of Pittsburg State University, which features the most successful NCAA Division II college football team in history. The success of Pittsburg State gives Pittsburg many of the amenities and facilities of a larger community, despite its smaller population base. Premiere venues include Carnie Smith Stadium, John Lance Arena, Jaycees Ballpark and coming soon, the state-of-the-art Pittsburg State Indoor Track and Field facility. Pittsburg is also centrally located within the Midwest, two hours from Kansas City, three hours from Wichita and Tulsa, only five hours from St. Louis and six hours from Dallas. Spectacular facilities, convenient location and affordability - Pittsburg and Crawford County, Kansas “We Have Sports Cornered!”

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