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Austin Texas Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced


Austin, Texas
United States


3 April 2022

Construction Status

The Austin Texas Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Austin Texas Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.

Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Austin Texas Temple.

Temple Announcement

On April 3, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Austin Texas Temple at the April 2022 General Conference. The Austin Texas Temple will be the seventh temple for the Lone Star State. There are more than 362,000 Latter-day Saints in Texas. Austin is the Texas state capital. Other temples in Texas at the time of the announcement included the Dallas Texas Temple, Fort Worth Texas Temple, Houston Texas Temple, Lubbock Texas Temple, San Antonio Texas Temple, and McAllen Texas Temple. 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.1

  1. "President Nelson Announces 17 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 3 Apr. 2022.

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