Feather River California Temple
Planning and approval phase; exterior rendering released and site location officially announced
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Announcement:7 October 2018
Architectural Features:Single attached end tower with an angel Moroni statue
Total Floor Area:38,000 square feet
As of September 2019, the location has been announced for the Feather River California Temple, which is in the design and approval stages. Project leaders will soon begin work with city officials and will submit public documents in the coming months. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
On September 26, 2019, an official exterior rendering of the Feather River California Temple was released. Additional exterior and interior renderings will be made public later.
On September 26, 2019, the location of the Feather River California Temple was announced. The temple will be constructed on the site of the stake center for the Yuba City California Stake at 1470 Butte House Road, including a parcel that will be soon be acquired from Yuba City. The existing stake center will be demolished and replaced by the temple, a new stake center, and a distribution center.1
President Russell M. Nelson announced plans for the construction of the Feather River California Temple in his closing remarks at the 188th Semiannual General Conference. The Feather River California Temple will be the eighth in the state joining the Los Angeles California Temple (1956), Oakland California Temple (1964), San Diego California Temple (1993), Fresno California Temple (2000), Redlands California Temple (2003), Newport Beach California Temple (2005), and Sacramento California Temple (2006). California is home to over 760,000 Church members organized into nearly 1,300 congregations. The new temple will serve several of the 22 stakes that currently belong to the Sacramento California Temple District.2
The Feather River California Temple will be the eighth temple built in California.
- "Rendering Released for the Feather River California Temple," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 26 Sept. 2019
- "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.