The City of Yankton is home to Yankton's city government and your resource for public services. The City of Yankton continually strives to provide its citizens with leadership in economic development, financial stability, quality of life amenities, and so much more to provide an environment where everyone prospers.
The City of Yankton parters with numerous public and private entities to foster growth and progressive vision, while overseeing the Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, and the Office of Economic Development.
The Yankton Convention & Visitor's Bureau is your resource for tourism in Yankton. From recreation, shopping, and dining, to local events and festivals, the CVB is where you can find the best attractions Yankton and the surrounding area has to offer.
Greater Yankton Living aims to showcase the Yankton region's amazing quality of life.
They are the area's resource for learning about employment opportunities, schools, recreation, events, housing options, volunteer opportunities, and so much more! Get a taste of what the Yankton region has to offer it's guests and residents by exploring Greater Yankton Living.
Onward Yankton exists to ensure the community of Yankton continues to be innovative and adaptive in order to reach its full potential.
By fostering education, supporting entrepreneurship, and taking the lead in developing a vibrant downtown district, Onward Yankton works to improve quality of life for all while making sure Yankton continues to be a relevant, vibrant, and progressive leader in our region.
YAPG, Yankton's office of economic development, is a 501(C)6 corporation who aims to provide vision and leadership to the business community while facilitating primary job development/retention, private investment, and wealth generation.
The corporation is empowered to buy and construct facilities for leases or sale, to provide funds for loans and grants to businesses and to render additional assistance, financial or otherwise. Corporation activities include real estate acquisition, site development, incentive financing and other efforts to encourage the establishment, growth and retention of businesses that are critical to Yankton's prosperity. Funding comes from membership dues, capital campaigns, grants, loans, and leases.
Yankton County, established in 1862, is located along the southern border of South Dakota along the Missouri River. The county encompasses a total area of 533 square miles with a population of 22,438 (2010 US Census). The county consists of the cities of Gayville, Irene, Lesterville, Mission Hill, Utica, and Volin, and Yankton (county seat), with rolling hills, picturesque plains, and Missouri River views in between cities.
Yankton County's government employees and officials aim to support their primary industries of agriculture, manufacturing, and services while providing a high quality of life for their residents.