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

Feather River California Temple

Structural steel framing for temple begins; estimated to be completed in late 2022 to early 2023
Feather River California Temple

© Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

Location

1470 Butte House Road
Yuba City, California  95993
United States

Announcement: 

7 October 2018

Groundbreaking and Site Dedication: 

18 July 2020 by Paul H. Watkins

Site: 

9.4 acres

Architectural Features: 

Single attached end tower with an angel Moroni statue

Ordinance Rooms: 

Four ordinance rooms (stationary) and three sealing

Total Floor Area: 

41,484 square feet

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Elder Paul H. Watkins, Area Seventy, presided at a small groundbreaking ceremony on Saturday, June 18, 2020, for the Feather River California Temple. Attendance was limited by COVID-19 social guidelines. In his site dedicatory prayer, Elder Watkins prayed, "As the temple foundation is poured, and the walls are placed, and the roof is formed, let us all revitalize our foundational faith in apostles and prophets with Jesus Christ being our chief cornerstone." The site for the 38,000-square-foot temple will be shared by a new meetinghouse and distribution center.1


Temple Rendering

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.


Temple Site

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.2


Temple Announcement

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.3


Temple Facts

The Feather River California Temple will be the eighth temple built in California.


  1. "Ground Broken for Feather River California Temple," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 18 Jul. 2020.
  2. "Rendering Released for the Feather River California Temple," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 26 Sept. 2019
  3. "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.

Fresno California Temple
78th dedicated temple in operation
Los Angeles California Temple
10th dedicated temple in operation
Newport Beach California Temple
122nd dedicated temple in operation
Oakland California Temple
13th dedicated temple in operation
Redlands California Temple
116th dedicated temple in operation
Sacramento California Temple
123rd dedicated temple in operation
San Diego California Temple
45th dedicated temple in operation