Announcement:3 October 2021
Site:9.37 acres | 3.8 hectares
Architectural Features:Single attached central spire
Ordinance Rooms:Two instruction rooms, two sealing rooms, and one baptistry
Total Floor Area:30,000 square feet | 2,787 square meters
Elevation:768 feet | 234 meters
The Fort Worth Texas Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
On October 31, 2022, the official exterior rendering of the Fort Worth Texas Temple was released to the public.
On October 31, 2022, the location of the Fort Worth Texas Temple was announced as a 9.37-acre site located north of SW Hulen Street and Greenridge Drive in Burleson. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet.1
On October 3, 2021, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Fort Worth Texas Temple at the October 2021 General Conference. The Fort Worth Texas Temple will be the sixth temple for The Lone Star State. There are more than 360,000 Latter-day Saints in Texas. Fort Worth, located west of Dallas in north central Texas in the United States, is historically known for its cattle trade. Other Texas temples are the neighboring Dallas Texas Temple, Houston Texas Temple, Lubbock Texas Temple, San Antonio Texas Temple, and McAllen Texas Temple. Missionary work began in Texas in 1843.2
The Fort Worth Texas Temple will be the sixth temple built in Texas, following the Dallas Texas Temple (1984), the Houston Texas Temple (2000), the Lubbock Texas Temple (2002), the San Antonio Texas Temple (2005), and the McAllen Texas Temple (under construction).
- "Locations Announced for Six Temples in the Americas," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 31 Oct. 2022.
- "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.