Pittsburg is close to two state parks and five large lakes with an abundance of water sports – boating, fishing and skiing. Or if you prefer historic buildings and homes, antique shopping, and museums, Pittsburg has these things and more.Designated as an historic Main Street City in 1986, Pittsburg’s charm is evident in its lovely shops and a prayer tower with Paccard bells from France that chime the hour with soft melodies that waft through town. Shop the many stores featuring antiques, clothing, shoes, gifts, crafts, and a 1950’s style soda fountain or try our famous Pittsburg hot links. Pittsburg has many excellent restaurants, bed and breakfasts, and don’t miss our famous peaches, blueberries, and strawberries in the spring. Pittsburg is also the home of two award winning museums.
Pittsburg is approximately ten miles away from Interstate 30 and forty miles from Interstate 20. A new loop connecting I-30 to Hwy 271 about six miles north of Pittsburg is now open, making access to the interstate much easier. This infrastructure development will continue to increase the already high traffic count for Pittsburg as it will bring interstate traffic into the heart of our commercial district.
Our City sits in the geographical center of North East Texas. Within a fifty mile radius, there are fourteen counties which would constitute the market base of 580,000 people. The population of the western portion of East Texas is expected to grow by 15 to 20 percent over the next ten years as people from the Dallas/Fort Worth area seek to leave the city in search of cheap and plentiful assets. Pittsburg has access to these abundant resources such as water, energy, and land
Because of the overwhelming response from businesses and non-profits in the travel and tourism industry to the the Texas Travel Industry Recovery Grant Program (TTIR, grant application deadlines have been pushed back. Read on...
It is hereby ordered by the Commissioners Court of Camp County, with City officials of Pittsburg, that all outdoor burning is prohibited in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of the county for 90 days from the date of adoption of this Order. Camp County and City of Pittsburg Burn Ban
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We are excited to announce our new Visit Pittsburg site. We welcome you to request access to modify your business listing. This is an easy way to give yourself an online web presence if you don’t have a website. Read on...