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Founded in 1876, Population: (2000) 19,243, Elevation: 944 feet. On lands formerly held by the Cherokee Indian Nation, by act of the legislature of 1867. Pittsburg became an early center for railroads, lead and zinc smelting, coal mining, clay tile and mining machinery manufacturing. The Kansas State Teachers College was established here in 1903.

Pittsburg is located in Crawford County southeast of Girard, (Which is the County Seat), along US Highway 69 near Mined Land Wildlife Area No 1.

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