Temples in Operation


With the dedication of the St. Louis Missouri Temple, the Church now has 50 temples in use worldwide. The number beside each temple indicates the order in which it was dedicated, beginning with the first temple in Utah, which was dedicated in St. George in 1877.

1870s

1. St. George Temple 6 Apr. 1877 Daniel H. Wells Rededicated 11 Nov. 1975 Spencer W. Kimball

1880s

2. Logan Temple 17 May 1884 John Taylor Rededicated 13 Mar. 1979 Spencer W. Kimball

3. Manti Temple 17, 21 May 1888 Wilford Woodruff and Lorenzo Snow Rededicated 14 June 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley

1890s

4. Salt Lake Temple 6 Apr. 1893 Wilford Woodruff

1900–1920

5. Hawaii Temple 27 Nov. 1919 Heber J. Grant Rededicated 13 June 1978 Spencer W. Kimball

1920s

6. Alberta Temple 26 Aug. 1923 Heber J. Grant Rededicated 22 June 1991 Gordon B. Hinckley

7. Arizona Temple 23 Oct. 1927 Heber J. Grant Rededicated 15 Apr. 1975 Spencer W. Kimball

1930–1950

8. Idaho Falls Temple 23 Sept. 1945 George Albert Smith

1950s

9. Swiss Temple 11 Sept. 1955 David O. McKay Rededicated 23 Oct. 1992 Gordon B. Hinckley

10. Los Angeles Temple 11 Mar. 1956 David O. McKay

11. New Zealand Temple 20 Apr. 1958 David O. McKay

12. London Temple 7 Sept. 1958 David O. McKay Rededicated 18 Oct. 1992 Gordon B. Hinckley

1960s

13. Oakland Temple 17 Nov. 1964 David O. McKay

1970s

14. Ogden Temple 18 Jan. 1972 Joseph Fielding Smith

15. Provo Temple 9 Feb. 1972 Joseph Fielding Smith (read by Harold B. Lee)

16. Washington Temple 19 Nov. 1974 Spencer W. Kimball

17. São Paulo Temple 30 Oct. 1978 Spencer W. Kimball

1980s

18. Tokyo Temple 27 Oct. 1980 Spencer W. Kimball

19. Seattle Temple 17 Nov. 1980 Spencer W. Kimball

20. Jordan River Temple 16 Nov. 1981 Spencer W. Kimball (read by Marion G. Romney)

21. Atlanta Georgia Temple 1 June 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley

22. Apia Samoa Temple 5 Aug. 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley

23. Nuku‘alofa Tonga Temple 9 Aug. 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley

24. Santiago Chile Temple 15 Sept. 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley

25. Papeete Tahiti Temple 27 Oct. 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley

26. Mexico City Temple 2 Dec. 1983 Gordon B. Hinckley

27. Boise Idaho Temple 25 May 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley Rededicated 29 May 1987 James E. Faust

28. Sydney Australia Temple 20 Sept. 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley

29. Manila Philippines Temple 25 Sept. 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley

30. Dallas Texas Temple 19 Oct. 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley Rededicated 5 Mar. 1989 Gordon B. Hinckley

31. Taipei Taiwan Temple 17 Nov. 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley

32. Guatemala City Temple 14 Dec. 1984 Gordon B. Hinckley

33. Freiberg Germany Temple 29 June 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley

34. Stockholm Sweden Temple 2 July 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley

35. Chicago Illinois Temple 9 Aug. 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley Rededicated 8 Oct. 1989 Gordon B. Hinckley

36. Johannesburg South Africa Temple 24 Aug. 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley

37. Seoul Korea Temple 14 Dec. 1985 Gordon B. Hinckley

38. Lima Peru Temple 10 Jan. 1986 Gordon B. Hinckley

39. Buenos Aires Argentina Temple 17 Jan. 1986 Thomas S. Monson

40. Denver Colorado Temple 24 Oct. 1986 Ezra Taft Benson

41. Frankfurt Germany Temple 28 Aug. 1987 Ezra Taft Benson

42. Portland Oregon Temple 19 Aug. 1989 Gordon B. Hinckley

43. Las Vegas Nevada Temple 16 Dec. 1989 Gordon B. Hinckley

1990s

44. Toronto Ontario Temple 25 Aug. 1990 Gordon B. Hinckley

45. San Diego California Temple 25 Apr. 1993 Gordon B. Hinckley

46. Orlando Florida Temple 9 Oct. 1994 Howard W. Hunter

47. Bountiful Utah Temple 8 Jan. 1995 Howard W. Hunter

48. Hong Kong Temple 26 May 1996 Gordon B. Hinckley

49. Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple 13 Oct. 1996 Gordon B. Hinckley

50. St. Louis Missouri Temple 1 June 1997 Gordon B. Hinckley

First temple in Utah: St. George Temple, 1877

First temple outside North America: Hawaii Temple, 1919

First temple in Canada: Alberta Temple, 1923

First temple in Europe: Swiss Temple, 1955

First temple in Southern Hemisphere: New Zealand Temple, 1958

First temple in South America: São Paulo Temple, 1978

First temple in Asia: Tokyo Temple, 1980

First temple in Africa: Johannesburg South Africa Temple, 1985

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