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Yankton Rocks • livability.com rated Yankton seventh best among the nation’s Top 10 Small Towns. “What drew our attention to Yankton, SD, were three lows every city wants to have – a low crime rate, which is less than half the national average, low unemployment and low cost of living,” the website said. “What kept our attention was the large amount of things to do and the diverse economy.” • Lewis & Clark Recreation Area, Yankton, was recognized as one of the ten most beautiful spots in South Dakota to visit by USA Today. • Culturetrip.com lists Yankton as one of the 10 Most Beautiful Towns in South Dakota. “Founded in 1861, Yankton is another beauty set along the banks of the Missouri River in the southeastern portion of the state. The town offers activities for everyone from art lovers to history buffs to those visitors wanting to experience the great outdoors. Those guests meandering through the historic downtown area will find lovely buildings filled with boutiques and galleries along with culinary gems. As with all the other towns on this list, Yankton also offers an abundance of outdoor adventures from fishing to hiking to water sports and more. • Yankton was home to the 2015 World Youth Archery Championship. • localniche.com lists Yankton as one of the Best Towns to Raise a Family in South Dakota. • Charlie’s Pizza House, Yankton, was recently named the top pizza in South Dakota by Food Network Magazine. • Yankton’s NFAA is the largest archery center in the world. • 2017 Hobie North American Championships - Lewis & Clark Lake • 2018 World Archery Indoor Championship - NFAA Easton Archery Complex • 2016 #1 Happiest City in South Dakota” - Only In Your State • 2016 “One Spot in South Dakota that is basically Heaven on Earth” - Only in Your State • Yankton will be featured in the 11th season of Fireball Run, an Amazon Prime series. When it comes to work and play, Yankton ranks among the nation’s best places to live. Yankton, South Dakota – 39