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Modesto California Temple

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


Modesto, California
United States


3 April 2022

Construction Status

The Modesto California Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.

Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Modesto California Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.

Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Modesto California Temple.

Temple Announcement

On April 3, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Modesto California Temple at the April 2022 General Conference. Modesto (Spanish for modest) is known for its rich agricultural history. This will be the 10th temple in California. Located in the Central Valley, the city is the county seat and largest city in Stanislaus County. California has more than 755,000 Latter-day Saints in over 1,200 congregations. Other temples in the state at the time of the announcement included the Feather River California Temple, Fresno California Temple, Los Angeles California Temple, Newport Beach California Temple, Oakland California Temple, Redlands California Temple, Sacramento California Temple, San Diego California Temple, and Yorba Linda California Temple.1

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

Feather River California Temple
Installing stained-glass windows; soft landscaping being planted; installing millwork on the interior
Fresno California Temple
78th dedicated temple in operation
Los Angeles California Temple
10th dedicated temple in operation
Newport Beach California Temple
122nd dedicated temple in operation
Oakland California Temple
13th dedicated temple in operation
Redlands California Temple
116th dedicated temple in operation
Sacramento California Temple
123rd dedicated temple in operation
San Diego California Temple
45th dedicated temple in operation
Yorba Linda California Temple
Groundbreaking ceremony held on 18 June 2022; full-scale construction pending