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McKinney Texas Temple

Planning and approval phase; site location announced; exterior rendering released; seeking conditional use permit (not recommended by Planning and Zoning); community open house held May 2, 2024; groundbreaking not announced
McKinney Texas Temple

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East Stacy Road
Fairview, Texas
United States


2 October 2022


8.16 acres  |  3.3 hectares

Architectural Features: 

Single attached end spire

Ordinance Rooms: 

Four instruction rooms, three sealing rooms, and one baptistry

Total Floor Area: 

43,200 square feet  |  4,013 square meters


173 feet 9 inches  |  53.0 meters


656 feet  |  200 meters

Construction Status

The McKinney Texas Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

On February 26, 2024, the official exterior rendering for the McKinney Texas Temple was released to the public.1

Temple Site

On December 4, 2023, the location of the McKinney Texas Temple was announced as an 8.16-acre site located along Stacy Road just east of an existing meetinghouse at 651 East Stacy Road, in Fairview, Texas. Plans call for a multi-story temple of approximately 44,000 square feet.2

Temple Announcement

On October 2, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the McKinney Texas Temple at the October 2022 General Conference. The city of McKinney is located within the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area of North Texas. Texas is home to more than 370,000 Latter-day Saints in 737 congregations. Missionary work in Texas began in 1843 during the early history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The McKinney Texas Temple will be the state’s eighth temple. The other seven temples in Texas at the time of the announcement included the Austin Texas Temple (announced), Dallas Texas Temple, Fort Worth Texas Temple (announced), Houston Texas Temple, Lubbock Texas Temple, San Antonio Texas Temple, and McAllen Texas Temple (under construction).3

Temple Facts

The McKinney Texas Temple was originally announced as a temple to be constructed in Prosper, Texas.

The McKinney Texas Temple will be the eighth temple built in Texas.

  1. "Renderings for Temples in England, Nevada and Texas," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 26 Feb. 2024.
  2. "McKinney Texas Temple Site Announced," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 4 Dec. 2023.
  3. "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 18 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Oct. 2022.

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