Austin Texas Temple

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The Austin Texas Temple was among those announced by President Russell M. Nelson during the April 2022 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Other temples in Texas are the Dallas Texas Temple, Houston Texas Temple, Lubbock Texas Temple, San Antonio Texas Temple, and McAllen Texas Temple (under construction). The construction of a temple in Fort Worth was announced in October 2021.

Missionary work began in Texas in 1843. In 1898, land was purchased that eventually became the East Texas colony of Kelsey, composed of 300 Church members.

There are more than 370,000 Latter-day Saints in Texas. Austin is the state capital. [1]


The Austin Texas Temple is currently in the planning stages. The Austin Texas Temple, which was announced in October 2021 by President Nelson, will be built on a 10.6-acre site adjacent to an existing meetinghouse located at 1801 E. Park Street, Cedar Park, Texas. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet.

Temples in Texas

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