Announcement:3 October 2021
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication:8 October 2022 by Russell M. Nelson
Site:17.9 acres | 7.2 hectares
Architectural Features:Two attached end towers
Ordinance Rooms:Four instruction rooms, four sealing rooms, and two baptistries
Total Floor Area:88,000 square feet | 8,175 square meters
Elevation:5,713 feet | 1,741 meters
President Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presided at the groundbreaking for the Heber Valley Utah Temple on Saturday, October 8, 2022. The 88,000-square-foot temple will be constructed on a 17.9-acre site located southeast of 1400 East Center Street in Heber City. President Nelson announced the temple in the October 2021 General Conference.
On September 19, 2022, the official exterior rendering of the Heber Valley Utah Temple was released to the public.
On September 19, 2022, the location of the Heber Valley Utah Temple was officially announced as a 17.9-acre site located southeast of 1400 East Center Street in Heber City, Utah. Plans call for a three-story temple of approximately 88,000 square feet.1
On October 3, 2021, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Heber Valley Utah Temple at the October 2021 General Conference. Heber Valley is a picturesque rural mountain valley located in Wasatch County, about 40 miles from Salt Lake City, near world-renowned ski resorts and state parks. The temple in Heber Valley will be the 28th temple in Utah either dedicated, under construction, or announced for construction. The other 27 temples include the Bountiful Utah Temple, Brigham City Utah Temple, Cedar City Utah Temple, Deseret Peak Utah Temple, Draper Utah Temple, Ephraim Utah Temple, Jordan River Utah Temple, Layton Utah Temple, Lindon Utah Temple, Logan Utah Temple, Manti Utah Temple, Monticello Utah Temple, Mount Timpanogos Utah Temple, Ogden Utah Temple, Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple, Orem Utah Temple, Payson Utah Temple, Provo City Center Temple, Provo Utah Temple, Red Cliffs Utah Temple, Salt Lake Temple, Saratoga Springs Utah Temple, Smithfield Utah Temple, St. George Utah Temple, Syracuse Utah Temple, Taylorsville Utah Temple, and Vernal Utah Temple.2
The Heber Valley Utah Temple will be the twenty-eighth temple built in Utah and the first built in Wasatch County.
- "Locations Announced for Two Temples in United States," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 19 Sept. 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.