Crawford County's Fried Chicken restaurants have been featured on the Travel Channel's "Food Wars" and named one of the "8 Wonders of Kansas Cuisine." With six unique chicken restaurants to choose from, you're sure to find the flavor for your taste buds. No trip to Crawford County is complete without a stop at one of these world famous fry houses!


Step back in time as you explore the restored and expertly decorated H.R. Brown Grocery Store and one-room schoolhouse. Both historical attractions are part of the grounds at the newly reopened and renovated Crawford County Historical Museum. All Crawford County museums are dedicated to sharing the rich history of our unique part of Kansas.


The Mined Land Wildlife Area is rugged country dotted with over 1,000 strip-mine lakes, steep-sided hills and dense vegetation, great for hunting, hiking, camping and so much more. Whether you're in search of a state record bass or channel cat; a long bearded gobbler or ten point buck you'll have a shot at the Mined Land Wildlife Area.


Your next great experience in Downtown Pittsburg can be fueled by gourmet coffee and delicious, sweet, treats. Enjoy local favorites like Root Coffee House, Signet Coffee Roasters, Sweet Designs Cakery and Celebrations by Lori. Trust us, you'll need the sugar and caffeine to get through all the great new boutique shops lining the historic street.


Find a gift for that special someone, the person who has everything, or just a little something for yourself. Specialty and boutique shops line Broadway in Downtown Pittsburg, antiques and collectibles can be found throughout the county and our shopping districts offer the convenience and a great selection. Shop til you drop in Crawford County!

This Month in Crawford County

Upcoming Events

August Pittsburg ArtWalk

Pittsburg ArtWalk takes place Downtown Pittsburg, Kansas in a 3-4 block range from 4th Street to 7th Street and some…

Cajun Fest III

Cajun Fest III August 27, 2016 – Crawford County Fairgrounds An evening of great authentic cajun food from 5:30pm until gone!…

Pittsburg State vs. Central Missouri 7:00 p.m. Kickoff For tickets visit…

Little Balkans Days

Every Labor Day weekend Little Balkans Days celebrates the community’s culture, heritage and history. September 2nd – 4th, enjoy great…

Blog Posts & Local News

The Scoop

Big Brutus: Think Big

Enjoy this in depth look at one of Southeast Kansas’ biggest tourist attractions. Beccy Tanner from The Wichita Eagle, tackles…

Crispy…And Delicious!

The delicious story behind Crawford County fried chicken When 5-year-old Ann Rehak boarded a ship with her Hungarian parents in…

A Colorful Community

Painting a Picture: Pittsburg’s Art Scene When a The New York Times writer stopped by Memorial Auditorium & Convention…