McAllen Texas Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location officially announced; seeking approval of conditional use permit; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:5 October 2019
Total Floor Area:25,000 square feet
As of December 2019, the location has been announced for the McAllen Texas Temple, which is in the design and approval stages. Project leaders will soon begin work with government officials and will submit public documents in the coming months. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the McAllen Texas Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
The McAllen Texas Temple will be a single-story building of approximately 25,000 square feet with a central spire. A meetinghouse of over 17,000 square feet will be constructed adjacent to the temple.
On December 11, 2019, the location of the McAllen Texas Temple was announced. The temple will be constructed on a 10.6-acre field located northwest of the intersection of Second Street and West Trenton Road on the north side of McAllen.1
On October 5, 2019, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the McAllen Texas Temple at the 189th Semiannual General Conference.2
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Temple News Release, "New Temple Site Locations Announced in Texas and Utah," 11 Dec. 2019.
- "President Nelson Announces Eight New Temples During General Conference," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 5 Oct. 2019.