Chronological List of Temples
Today The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has over 16 million members in over 160 nations worldwide. Currently, 182 of its beautiful temples adorn sites in North, South, and Central America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and numerous islands of the sea.
On Sunday, 3 October 2021, during the afternoon session of the 191st semiannual general conference of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson announced that 13 new temples will be built in the following locations: Antananarivo. Madagascar; Cody, Wyoming; Culiacán, México; Fort Worth, Texas; Heber Valley, Utah; Kananga, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; La Paz, Bolivia; Morovia, Liberia; Rexburg North, Idaho; Santiago West, Chile; Tacloban City, Philippines; and Vitória, Brazil.
On Sunday afternoon, 3 April 2022, during the 192nd annual general conference of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson announced that 17 new temples will be built in the following locations: Wellington, New Zealand; Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo; Barcelona, Spain; Birmingham, United Kingdom; Cusco, Peru; Maceió, Brazil; Santos, Brazil; San Luis Potosí, Mexico; Mexico City Benemérito, Mexico; Tampa, Florida; Knoxville, Tennessee; Cleveland, Ohio; Wichita, Kansas; Austin, Texas; Missoula, Montana; Montpelier, Idaho; and Modesto, California.
President Nelson announced new temples on October 2: Eket, Nigeria; Naga Philippines; Santiago, Philippines; Busan, Korea; Chiclayo, Peru; Buenos Aires City Center, Argentina; Londrina, Brazil; Riberao Preto, Brazil; Huehuetenango, Guatemala; Jacksonville, Florida; Brand Rapids, Michigan; Prosper, Texas; Lone Mountain, Nevada; Tacoma, Washington; Cuernavaca, Mexico; Pachuca, Mexico; Toluca, Mexico; and Tula, Mexico.
Fifteen temples were announced in the April 2023 general conference: Retalhuleu, Guatemala; Iquitos, Peru; Teresina, Brazil; Natal, Brazil; Tuguegarao City, Philippines; Iloilo, Philippines; Jakarta, Indonesia; Hamburg, Germany; Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; San Jose, California; Bakersfield, California; Springfield, Missouri; Winchester, Virginia; Charlotte, North Carolina; and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Twenty temples were announced in the October 2023 general conference: Savai’i, Samoa; Kahului, Hawaii; Fairbanks, Alaska; Vancouver, Washington; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Roanoke, Virginia; Cancún, Mexico; Piura, Peru; Huancayo, Peru; Viña del Mar, Chile; Goiânia, Brazil; João Pessoa, Brazil; Cape Coast, Ghana; Calabar, Nigeria; Luanda, Angola; Mbuji-Mayi, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Laoag, Philippines; Osaka, Japan; and Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
As of 22 October 2023, there are 185 dedicated temples, 179 of which are operating (7 are under renovation). Temples under various stages of construction number 52, 4 are scheduled for dedication, and there are 98 temples that have been announced (not yet under construction) for a total of 335 temples. Of the 335 total temples, 153 have been announced by President Russell M. Nelson during his five years as Church president. The following temples are currently undergoing renovations: Salt Lake Temple, San Diego California Temple, Manti Utah Temple, Stockholm Sweden Temple, Kona Hawaii, and Toronto Ontario. The St. George Utah Temple is completed and will be rededicated in December 2023. Three operating temples are scheduled for renovation or reconstruction to begin later 2023 or 2024: Provo Utah, Manhattan New York, and Anchorage Alaska.
The following is a list of all Latter-day Saint Temples either completed, under construction, or announced. The numbering for those under construction or announced is not fixed and is subject to change according to the order of dedication. See also Geographical List of Temples.
|Temples of the Restoration||Dedication Date||Dedicated By|
|Kirtland Temple*||27 March 1836||Joseph Smith|
|Nauvoo Temple**||1 May 1846||Orson Hyde|
- * No longer owned by the Church
- ** Destroyed by fire; rebuilt in 2002, see no. 113
- ‡Groundbreaking announced
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