Charlotte North Carolina Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location announced; former home on site demolished; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:2 April 2023
Site:5.9 acres | 2.4 hectares
Total Floor Area:30,000 square feet | 2,787 square meters
Elevation:705 feet | 215 meters
The Charlotte North Carolina Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Charlotte North Carolina Temple has not yet been released to the public.
On May 30, 2023, the site for the Charlotte North Carolina Temple was announced as a 5.9-acre property located south of Charlotte at 345 Providence Rd S in the community of Weddington. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet.1
On April 2, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Charlotte North Carolina Temple at the April 2023 General Conference. It will be North Carolina's second temple. With a population of nearly 900,000 residents, Charlotte is the largest city in the state. North Carolina, located on the east coast of the United States, is home to more than 94,000 Latter-day Saints in nearly 180 congregations. The first missionary from the Church to preach the restored gospel of Jesus Christ in North Carolina arrived in 1838. The Raleigh North Carolina Temple stands in the Raleigh suburb of Apex and was dedicated in 1999.2
- "Location of Charlotte North Carolina Temple Released," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 30 May 2023.
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 15 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Apr. 2023.