McKinney Texas Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location announced; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:2 October 2022
Site:8.16 acres | 3.3 hectares
Total Floor Area:44,000 square feet | 4,088 square meters
Elevation:656 feet | 200 meters
The McKinney Texas Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the McKinney Texas Temple has not yet been released to the public.
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.1
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).2
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.
- "McKinney Texas Temple Site Announced," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 4 Dec. 2023.
- "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.