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Arma offers its residents and businesses a friendly, clean small town environment with a moderate climate within a short drive to both Pittsburg State University and to Missouri Southern University.

Arma is also conveniently located from the three major cities of Springfield MO, Kansas City KS, along with Tulsa OK.

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About Us

Learn More About Our Community

Early Downtown Arma

Arma was incorporated as a City of the 3rd class on May 18th 1909. This area of land had previously been known as Rust (a small coal camp laid out in 1886).

  • The City was named for William F. Armacost, one of the owners of the land that lay north and east of the camp.
  • Arma is situated in the center of a rich bituminous coal deposit, which accounts for many of the earlier mines located around this area. Local stories can be read at Arma Kansas History .
  • This region's mining history (including Arma, Pittsburg, Mulberry, and 50 Camp) can be explored a few minutes south of us at the Miners Hall Museum, in the resilient community of Franklin, KS.
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About Service

Learn More About Our Services

We Provide:

Our community has all the necessary services you need to not only protect your home, but to make it even better! From automotive to landscaping, our community has the skills and experience to make living here an easy choice.

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All of the High Speed Internet

Internet access is key to Education, Business, and Personal growth. Our community has rock solid choices for these needs including Cox Communications and
CrawKan Internet.

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Quiet Neighborhoods

Everyone needs a place to live and step back from the noise and hustle. Our neighborhoods have Available Rental Housing that are perfect quiet zones.

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Northeast's K-12 School

Northeast USD 246 is located in Crawford County in southeast Kansas. The district serves an area of approximately 106 square miles of rural area including the towns of Arcadia, Arma, Franklin and Mulberry.

Community Events

Experience The Community Within Our Events

Community Garden

Our community garden is a collaborative space that we work together to share the rewards of fresh produce within the community.
Info: Community Garden

Public Pool

This small outdoor public pool has provided relief from the summer's heat for the various generations that learned to swim here.
Info: Public Pool

V-J Homecoming Celebration

Victory over Japan Day marks the end of World War II and Arma welcomed home the return of all 15 soldiers which sparked a celebration that continues to this day.
Info: V-J Homecoming - Schedule

Citywide Clean Up

A citywide clean-up is important because it helps to maintain a healthy and pleasant environment for residents, promotes a sense of community pride, and can improve the overall quality of life in the city.
Info: Citywide Clean Up

All Hallows' Eve

In America, the celebration brings to mind trick-or-treating and fun gatherings filled with Halloween party games and spooky treats.
Info: All Hallows' Eve

K-State: First Impressions

Arma Kansas has completed the K-State First Impressions! This amazing program has been actively involved with over 120+ cities within Kansas, helping communities see themselves through the eyes of a visitor.
Info: K-State

Arma Library

“A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people.”
― Andrew Carnegie
Info: Arma Library

Jolly Sunflower 4-H Club

Inspiring the families of our community to achieve thier goals and dreams! Reach out and get involved in life changing skills and social interactions.
Info: Jolly Sunfolower 4-H

Arma's Community Wide Sale

Each year the families in our community celebrate the "letting go of past treasures" in a community wide garage sale event.
Info: Community Wide Sale