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Temples

Chronology

Temples of the Restoration

Temple
Dedicated
Dedicated By
Independence Temple*
Kirtland Temple** 27 March 1836 Joseph Smith, Jr.
Far West Temple*
Adam-ondi-Ahman Temple*
Nauvoo Temple*** 1–3 May 1846 Orson Hyde
Endowment House**** 5 May 1855 Heber C. Kimball

Operating Temples

Temple
Dedicated
Dedicated By
1 St. George Utah Temple 6–8 April 1877 Daniel H. Wells
2 Logan Utah Temple 17–19 May 1884 John Taylor
3 Manti Utah Temple 21–23 May 1888 Lorenzo Snow
4 Salt Lake Temple 6–24 April 1893 Wilford Woodruff
5 Laie Hawaii Temple 27–30 November 1919 Heber J. Grant
6 Cardston Alberta Temple 26–29 August 1923 Heber J. Grant
7 Mesa Arizona Temple 23–26 October 1927 Heber J. Grant
8 Idaho Falls Idaho Temple 23–25 September 1945 George Albert Smith
9 Bern Switzerland Temple 11–15 September 1955 David O. McKay
10 Los Angeles California Temple 11–14 March 1956 David O. McKay
11 Hamilton New Zealand Temple 20–22 April 1958 David O. McKay
12 London England Temple 7–9 September 1958 David O. McKay
13 Oakland California Temple 17–19 November 1964 David O. McKay
14 Ogden Utah Temple 18–20 January 1972 Joseph Fielding Smith
15 Provo Utah Temple 9 February 1972 Joseph Fielding Smith
16 Washington D.C. Temple 19–22 November 1974 Spencer W. Kimball
17 São Paulo Brazil Temple 30 October–2 November 1978 Spencer W. Kimball
18 Tokyo Japan Temple 27–29 October 1980 Spencer W. Kimball
19 Seattle Washington Temple 17–21 November 1980 Spencer W. Kimball
20 Jordan River Utah Temple 16–20 November 1981 Marion G. Romney
21 Atlanta Georgia Temple 1–4 June 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley
22 Apia Samoa Temple 5–6 August 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley
23 Nuku'alofa Tonga Temple 9–11 August 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley
24 Santiago Chile Temple 15–17 September 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley
25 Papeete Tahiti Temple 27–29 October 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley
26 Mexico City Mexico Temple 2–4 December 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley
27 Boise Idaho Temple 25–30 May 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley
28 Sydney Australia Temple 20–23 September 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley
29 Manila Philippines Temple 25–27 September 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley
30 Dallas Texas Temple 19–24 October 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley
31 Taipei Taiwan Temple 17–18 November 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley
32 Guatemala City Guatemala Temple 14–16 December 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley
33 Freiberg Germany Temple 29–30 June 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley
34 Stockholm Sweden Temple 2–4 July 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley
35 Chicago Illinois Temple 9–13 August 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley
36 Johannesburg South Africa Temple 24–25 August 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley
37 Seoul Korea Temple 14–15 December 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley
38 Lima Peru Temple 10–12 January 1986 Gordon B. Hinckley
39 Buenos Aires Argentina Temple 17–19 January 1986 Thomas S. Monson
40 Denver Colorado Temple 24–28 October 1986 Ezra Taft Benson
41 Frankfurt Germany Temple 28–30 August 1987 Ezra Taft Benson
42 Portland Oregon Temple 19–21 August 1989 Gordon B. Hinckley
43 Las Vegas Nevada Temple 16–18 December 1989 Gordon B. Hinckley
44 Toronto Ontario Temple 25–27 August 1990 Gordon B. Hinckley
45 San Diego California Temple 25–30 April 1993 Gordon B. Hinckley
46 Orlando Florida Temple 9–11 October 1994 Howard W. Hunter
47 Bountiful Utah Temple 8–14 January 1995 Howard W. Hunter
48 Hong Kong China Temple 26–27 May 1996 Gordon B. Hinckley
49 Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple 13–19 October 1996 Gordon B. Hinckley
50 St. Louis Missouri Temple 1–5 June 1997 Gordon B. Hinckley
51 Vernal Utah Temple 2–4 November 1997 Gordon B. Hinckley
52 Preston England Temple 7–10 June 1998 Gordon B. Hinckley
53 Monticello Utah Temple 26–27 July 1998 Gordon B. Hinckley
54 Anchorage Alaska Temple 9–10 January 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
55 Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple 6–7 March 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
56 Madrid Spain Temple 19–21 March 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
57 Bogotá Colombia Temple 24–26 April 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
58 Guayaquil Ecuador Temple 1–2 August 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
59 Spokane Washington Temple 21–23 August 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
60 Columbus Ohio Temple 4–5 September 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
61 Bismarck North Dakota Temple 19 September 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
62 Columbia South Carolina Temple 16–17 October 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
63 Detroit Michigan Temple 23–24 October 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
64 Halifax Nova Scotia Temple 14 November 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
65 Regina Saskatchewan Temple 14 November 1999 Boyd K. Packer
66 Billings Montana Temple 20–21 November 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
67 Edmonton Alberta Temple 11–12 December 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
68 Raleigh North Carolina Temple 18–19 December 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
69 St. Paul Minnesota Temple 9 January 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
70 Kona Hawaii Temple 23–24 January 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
71 Ciudad Juárez Mexico Temple 26–27 February 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
72 Hermosillo Sonora Mexico Temple 27 February 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
73 Albuquerque New Mexico Temple 5 March 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
74 Oaxaca Mexico Temple 11 March 2000 James E. Faust
75 Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple 12 March 2000 James E. Faust
76 Louisville Kentucky Temple 19 March 2000 Thomas S. Monson
77 Palmyra New York Temple 6 April 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
78 Fresno California Temple 9 April 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
79 Medford Oregon Temple 16 April 2000 James E. Faust
80 Memphis Tennessee Temple 23 April 2000 James E. Faust
81 Reno Nevada Temple 23 April 2000 Thomas S. Monson
82 Cochabamba Bolivia Temple 30 April 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
83 Tampico Mexico Temple 20 May 2000 Thomas S. Monson
84 Nashville Tennessee Temple 21 May 2000 James E. Faust
85 Villahermosa Mexico Temple 21 May 2000 Thomas S. Monson
86 Montreal Quebec Temple 4 June 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
87 San José Costa Rica Temple 4 June 2000 James E. Faust
88 Fukuoka Japan Temple 11 June 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
89 Adelaide Australia Temple 15 June 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
90 Melbourne Australia Temple 16 June 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
91 Suva Fiji Temple 18 June 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
92 Mérida Mexico Temple 8 July 2000 Thomas S. Monson
93 Veracruz Mexico Temple 9 July 2000 Thomas S. Monson
94 Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple 16 July 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
95 Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple 30 July 2000 James E. Faust
96 Caracas Venezuela Temple 20 August 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
97 Houston Texas Temple 26–27 August 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
98 Birmingham Alabama Temple 3 September 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
99 Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Temple 17 September 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
100 Boston Massachusetts Temple 1 October 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
101 Recife Brazil Temple 15 December 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
102 Porto Alegre Brazil Temple 17 December 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
103 Montevideo Uruguay Temple 18 March 2001 Gordon B. Hinckley
104 Winter Quarters Nebraska Temple 22 April 2001 Gordon B. Hinckley
105 Guadalajara Mexico Temple 29 April 2001 Gordon B. Hinckley
106 Perth Australia Temple 20 May 2001 Gordon B. Hinckley
107 Columbia River Washington Temple 18 November 2001 Gordon B. Hinckley
108 Snowflake Arizona Temple 3 March 2002 Gordon B. Hinckley
109 Lubbock Texas Temple 21 April 2002 Gordon B. Hinckley
110 Monterrey Mexico Temple 28 April 2002 Gordon B. Hinckley
111 Campinas Brazil Temple 17 May 2002 Gordon B. Hinckley
112 Asunción Paraguay Temple 19 May 2002 Gordon B. Hinckley
113 Nauvoo Illinois Temple 27–30 June 2002 Gordon B. Hinckley
114 The Hague Netherlands Temple 8 September 2002 Gordon B. Hinckley
115 Brisbane Australia Temple 15 June 2003 Gordon B. Hinckley
116 Redlands California Temple 14 September 2003 Gordon B. Hinckley
117 Accra Ghana Temple 11 January 2004 Gordon B. Hinckley
118 Copenhagen Denmark Temple 23 May 2004 Gordon B. Hinckley
119 Manhattan New York Temple 13 June 2004 Gordon B. Hinckley
120 San Antonio Texas Temple 22 May 2005 Gordon B. Hinckley
121 Aba Nigeria Temple 7 August 2005 Gordon B. Hinckley
122 Newport Beach California Temple 28 August 2005 Gordon B. Hinckley
123 Sacramento California Temple 3 September 2006 Gordon B. Hinckley
124 Helsinki Finland Temple 22 October 2006 Gordon B. Hinckley
125 Rexburg Idaho Temple 10 February 2008 Thomas S. Monson
126 Curitiba Brazil Temple 1 June 2008 Thomas S. Monson
127 Panama City Panama Temple 10 August 2008 Thomas S. Monson
128 Twin Falls Idaho Temple 24 August 2008 Thomas S. Monson
129 Draper Utah Temple 20–22 March 2009 Thomas S. Monson
130 Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple 21–23 August 2009 Thomas S. Monson
131 Vancouver British Columbia Temple 2 May 2010 Thomas S. Monson
132 The Gila Valley Arizona Temple 23 May 2010 Thomas S. Monson
133 Cebu City Philippines Temple 13 June 2010 Thomas S. Monson
134 Kyiv Ukraine Temple 29 August 2010 Thomas S. Monson
135 San Salvador El Salvador Temple 21 August 2011 Henry B. Eyring
136 Quetzaltenango Guatemala Temple 11 December 2011 Dieter F. Uchtdorf
137 Kansas City Missouri Temple 6 May 2012 Thomas S. Monson
138 Manaus Brazil Temple 10 June 2012 Dieter F. Uchtdorf
139 Brigham City Utah Temple 23 September 2012 Boyd K. Packer
140 Calgary Alberta Temple 28 October 2012 Thomas S. Monson
141 Tegucigalpa Honduras Temple 17 March 2013 Dieter F. Uchtdorf
142 Gilbert Arizona Temple 2 March 2014 Thomas S. Monson
143 Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple 4 May 2014 Dieter F. Uchtdorf

Temples Under Construction

Temple
Ground Broken
Presided By
144 Phoenix Arizona Temple 4 June 2011 Ronald A. Rasband
145 Rome Italy Temple 23 October 2010 Thomas S. Monson
146 Córdoba Argentina Temple 30 October 2010 Neil L. Andersen
147 Trujillo Peru Temple 14 September 2011 Rafael E. Pino
148 Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple 17 September 2011 Henry B. Eyring
149 Payson Utah Temple 8 October 2011 Dallin H. Oaks
150 Sapporo Japan Temple 22 October 2011 Gary E. Stevenson
151 Fortaleza Brazil Temple 15 November 2011 David A. Bednar
152 Provo City Center Temple 12 May 2012 Jeffrey R. Holland
153 Tijuana Mexico Temple 18 August 2012 Benjamín De Hoyos
154 Indianapolis Indiana Temple 29 September 2012 Donald L. Hallstrom
155 Hartford Connecticut Temple 17 August 2013 Thomas S. Monson
156 Fort Collins Colorado Temple 24 August 2013 Ronald A. Rasband
157 Paris France Temple
158 Meridian Idaho Temple 23 August 2014 David A. Bednar

Announced Temples

Temple
Announced
Announced By
159 Concepción Chile Temple 3 October 2009 First Presidency
160 Lisbon Portugal Temple 2 October 2010 First Presidency
161 Urdaneta Philippines Temple 2 October 2010 First Presidency
162 Winnipeg Manitoba Temple 2 April 2011 First Presidency
163 Barranquilla Colombia Temple 1 October 2011 First Presidency
164 Durban South Africa Temple 1 October 2011 First Presidency
165 Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple 1 October 2011 First Presidency
166 Star Valley Wyoming Temple 1 October 2011 First Presidency
167 Tucson Arizona Temple 6 October 2012 First Presidency
168 Arequipa Peru Temple 6 October 2012 First Presidency
169 Cedar City Utah Temple 6 April 2013 First Presidency
170 Rio de Janeiro Brazil Temple 6 April 2013 First Presidency

Suspended Announcements

Temple
Announced
Announced By
Samoa Temple 15 October 1977 First Presidency
Harrison New York Temple 30 September 1995 First Presidency

Publicly Proposed Temples

Temple
Proposed
Proposed By
New Delhi India Temple June 1992 Neal A. Maxwell
Nairobi Kenya Temple 17 February 1998 Gordon B. Hinckley
Maracaibo Venezuela Temple 3 August 1999 Gordon B. Hinckley
Singapore Temple 30 January 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
Bangkok Thailand Temple 13 June 2000 Gordon B. Hinckley
Southwest Salt Lake Valley Temple 1 October 2005 Gordon B. Hinckley
Managua Nicaragua Temple 18 January 2012 Russell M. Nelson



* Site dedicated but temple not constructed
** Owned and operated by the Community of Christ
*** Destroyed by arson fire in 1848; rebuilt in 2002, see No. 113
**** Temporary structure used during the construction of the Salt Lake Temple; razed in 1889
"At the temple the dust of distraction seems to settle out, the fog and the haze seem to lift, and we can 'see' things that we were not able to see before and find a way through our troubles that we had not previously known."
—Boyd K. Packer

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