Yankton, South Dakota

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Yankton, South Dakota
Sacred Heart School in Yankton
Location of Yankton in South Dakota
Coordinates: 42°52′54″N 97°23′33″W / 42.88167°N 97.3925°W / 42.88167; -97.3925Coordinates: 42°52′54″N 97°23′33″W / 42.88167°N 97.3925°W / 42.88167; -97.3925
Country United States
State South Dakota
Counties Yankton
 • Total 8.45 sq mi (21.89 km2)
 • Land 8.21 sq mi (21.26 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.62 km2)
Elevation 1,211 ft (369 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 14,454
 • Density 1,760.5/sq mi (679.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Yankton is a city in and the county seat of Yankton County, in the southern part of the U.S. state of South Dakota. It became a city in 1889,[2] and 14,454 people lived there at the 2010 census.[1] Yankton is located near the Missouri River.

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