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Church of Jesus Christ Announces Locations for Six Temples

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Locations for six temples in the Americas have been released. Four of the temples were first announced by Church President Russell M. Nelson in April 2022. The other two were announced in October 2020 and October 2021.

Mexico City Benemérito Mexico Temple

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Plans call for a two-story temple of approximately 29,000 square feet. This will be the city’s second temple. Four additional temples were recently announced for the greater Mexico City area.

San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple

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The San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple will be built on a 3.87-acre site located at Arboleda 100, Fraccionamiento del Parque, San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí, CP 78260, Mexico. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 9,300 square feet. This will be the city’s first temple.

Mexico is home to nearly 1.5 million Latter-day Saints in over 1,800 congregations. Missionary work began in Mexico in 1875. The total number of temples announced, under construction, or in operation in Mexico is 23.

São Paulo East Brazil Temple

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The São Paulo East Brazil Temple will be built on a 10.7-acre site located at Av. Guilherme Giorgi, 1091, Vila Carrão São Paulo – SP, Brazil. Plans call for a two-story temple of approximately 46,050 square feet. This will be the city’s second temple. There are 1.5 million Latter-day Saints in Brazil in more than 2,100 congregations. Missionary work began in Brazil in 1928. Including the São Paulo East Brazil and Belo Horizonte Temples, there are 18 houses of the Lord in Brazil with three under construction and five announced.

Fort Worth Texas Temple

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The Fort Worth Texas Temple will be built on a 9.37-acre site located North of SW Hulen Street and Greenridge Drive, Burleson, Texas. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet. This will be the city’s first temple. Texas is home to more than 371,000 Latter-day Saints in nearly 740 congregations. Including the Fort Worth Texas Temple, there are eight total temples announced, under construction, or in operation in Texas.

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An artist’s rendering of the Fort Worth Texas Temple.

Knoxville Tennessee Temple

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The Knoxville Tennessee Temple will be built on a 4.99-acre site located at 13001 Kington Pike, Farragut, Tennessee. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet. This will be the city’s first temple. Tennessee is home to more than 55,000 Latter-day Saints in over 110 congregations. Tennessee has two other temples in operation in the cities of Memphis and Nashville.

Tampa Florida Temple

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The Tampa Florida Temple will be built on a 16.2-acre site adjacent to an existing meetinghouse located at 4806 Bell Shoals Road, Valrico, Florida. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet. Florida is home to more than 164,000 Latter-day Saints in over 280 congregations. Including the Tampa Florida Temple, there are five total temples announced, under construction, or in operation in Florida.

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