Temples in Operation
    Footnotes

    “Temples in Operation,” Ensign, June 1997, 12–13

    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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