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Small Town, Big Hearts.

Arma, Kansas

Arma, Kansas, 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.

Previously known as Rust (a small coal camp laid out in 1886), the City of Arma was incorporated as a City of the 3rd class on May 18th, 1909.

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 coal deposit, which accounts for many of the earlier mines located around this location and can be explored at the Miners Hall Museum, located in Franklin, Kansas.