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Yankton, South Dakota
Welcome to Yankton ...
The location of Yankton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Yankton has a population of 14,700 people<2> (see below for details).
Yankton is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Yankton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Yankton, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
Yankton lies within the (605) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Yankton had a population of 14,454 people (which is 64.42% of the total population of Yankton County). This makes Yankton the county's most populous community.
The population of Yankton represents 1.78% of the total population of South Dakota (which has 814,180 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 14,454 people, the population of Yankton increased 6.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,528 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Yankton had an population of 14,700 people. This is an increase of 1.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.66% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Yankton.
Communities near Yankton ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Yankton and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Yankton.
Communities Also Named Yankton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Yankton - they are located in Kansas and Oregon.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Yankton.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Yankton:
Websites for Yankton ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yankton ...
Looking for more information about Yankton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Yankton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Yankton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Yankton: www.cityofyankton.org/
The official website for Yankton County: www.co.yankton.sd.us/
The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 15 Jul 2019