Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Culiacán Mexico Temple

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

Location

Culiacán
Mexico

Announcement: 

3 October 2021

Construction Status

The Culiacán Mexico Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Culiacán Mexico Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Culiacán Mexico Temple.


Temple Announcement

On October 3, 2021, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Culiacán Mexico Temple at the October 2021 General Conference. This will be the 17th temple in the country. Culiacán, officially Culiacán Rosales, is a city in northwestern Mexico and has a population of around 850,000 people. Mexico is home to 1.5 million Latter-day Saints and around 1,850 congregations, more than any other country outside the United States. Missionary work opened in Mexico in 1875. The other temples in Mexico comprise the Ciudad Juárez Mexico Temple, Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple, Guadalajara Mexico Temple, Hermosillo Sonora Mexico Temple, Mérida Mexico Temple, Mexico City Mexico Temple, Monterrey Mexico Temple, Oaxaca Mexico Temple, Puebla Mexico Temple, Querétaro Mexico Temple, Tampico Mexico Temple, Tijuana Mexico Temple, Torreón Mexico Temple, Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple, Veracruz Mexico Temple and Villahermosa Mexico Temple.1


  1. "At the October 2021 General Conference, the Prophet Says the Church Will Build 13 More Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 3 Oct. 2021.

Ciudad Juárez Mexico Temple
71st dedicated temple in operation
Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple
55th dedicated temple in operation
Guadalajara Mexico Temple
105th dedicated temple in operation
Hermosillo Sonora Mexico Temple
72nd dedicated temple in operation
Mérida Mexico Temple
92nd dedicated temple in operation
Mexico City Mexico Temple
26th dedicated temple in operation
Monterrey Mexico Temple
110th dedicated temple in operation
Oaxaca Mexico Temple
74th dedicated temple in operation
Puebla Mexico Temple
Steeple frame installed; framing roof
Querétaro Mexico Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown
Tampico Mexico Temple
83rd dedicated temple in operation
Tijuana Mexico Temple
149th dedicated temple in operation
Torreón Mexico Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location announced; exterior rendering released
Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple
75th dedicated temple in operation
Veracruz Mexico Temple
93rd dedicated temple in operation
Villahermosa Mexico Temple
85th dedicated temple in operation