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

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Knoxville Tennessee Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced


Knoxville, Tennessee
United States


3 April 2022

Construction Status

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

Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Knoxville Tennessee Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.

Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Knoxville Tennessee Temple.

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.1

  1. "President Nelson Announces 17 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 3 Apr. 2022.

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80th dedicated temple in operation
Nashville Tennessee Temple
84th dedicated temple in operation