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Yankton Community

Located on the Bluffs of the Missouri River, Yankton is a thriving community and home of the largest South Dakota water-based recreational area.

Yankton is widely known for the popular recreation activities available at Lewis & Clark Lake and the Missouri River. Swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, hiking, biking, dining, horseback riding and much more are within minutes of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital campus.

Yankton is a small community of 15,000 providing a variety of work and cultural opportunities. Yankton is located approximately 80 miles southwest of Sioux Falls, 60 miles northwest of Sioux City and about a 2 1/2 hour drive north from Omaha.

There are numerous websites that can help you to learn more about Yankton. Here are some to get you started: