A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Yankton, South Dakota
Welcome to Yankton ...
The location of Yankton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Yankton has a population of 14,687 people<3> (see below for details).
Yankton is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Yankton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Yankton lies within the (605) area code.
Websites for Yankton ...
Official Website: www.cityofyankton.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.yanktonsd.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Yankton had an population of 14,687 people. This is an increase of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.57% since the 2000 Census).
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 (which had a count of 13,528 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
Communities near Yankton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Yankton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Yankton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Yankton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yankton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Yankton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Yankton. Our list includes 46 papers. See our Newspapers Page 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: 27 Oct 2020