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Knoxville Tennessee Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location announced; exterior rendering released; groundbreaking not announced
Knoxville Tennessee Temple

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Location

13001 Kingston Pike
Farragut, Tennessee  37934
United States

Announcement: 

3 April 2022

Site: 

4.99 acres  |  2.0 hectares

Architectural Features: 

Single attached central tower

Total Floor Area: 

30,000 square feet  |  2,787 square meters

Elevation: 

989 feet  |  302 meters

Construction Status

The Knoxville Tennessee Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

On December 19, 2022, the official rendering of the Knoxville Tennessee Temple was publicly released.1


Temple Site

On October 31, 2022, the location of the Knoxville Tennessee Temple was announced as a 4.99-acre site located at 13001 Kingston Pike in Farragut. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet.2


Temple Announcement

On April 3, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Knoxville Tennessee Temple at the April 2022 General Conference. Knoxville is situated on the Tennessee River in the eastern part of the state. The Knoxville Tennessee Temple will be the third for the state. The first, the Memphis Tennessee Temple, and the second, the Nashville Tennessee Temple, were dedicated in 2000. Missionary work first began in 1834. Today, there are around 53,000 Latter-day Saints in over 100 congregations in Tennessee.3


  1. "Three Temple Sites Announced in the Americas," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 19 Dec. 2022.
  2. "Locations Announced for Six Temples in the Americas," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 31 Oct. 2022.
  3. "President Nelson Announces 17 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 3 Apr. 2022.

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