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

Querétaro Mexico Temple

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

Location

Querétaro
Mexico

Announcement: 

4 April 2021

Construction Status

The Querétaro Mexico Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Querétaro Mexico Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Querétaro Mexico Temple.


Temple Announcement

On April 4, 2021, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Querétaro Mexico Temple at the 191st Annual General Conference. This will be Mexico’s 15th temple. Querétaro (officially known as Santiago de Querétaro) is a city about 135 miles northwest of Mexico City in the state of Querétaro in central Mexico. Querétaro has a population of about one million residents. The other temples in Mexico include the Ciudad Juárez Mexico Temple, Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple, Guadalajara Mexico Temple, Hermosillo Sonora Mexico Temple, Mérida Mexico Temple, Mexico City Mexico Temple, Monterrey Mexico Temple, Oaxaca Mexico Temple, Puebla Mexico Temple, Tampico Mexico Temple, Tijuana Mexico Temple, Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple, Torreón Mexico Temple, Veracruz Mexico Temple, and Villahermosa Mexico Temple. The country is home to approximately 1.5 million Latter-day Saints, more than any other country outside the United States, and 1,800 congregations. Missionary work began in Mexico in 1875.1


  1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, "At April 2021 Conference, Prophet Announces 20 More Temples to Be Constructed," 4 Apr. 2021.

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Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple
55th dedicated temple in operation
Guadalajara Mexico Temple
105th dedicated temple in operation
Hermosillo Sonora Mexico Temple
72nd dedicated temple in operation
Mérida Mexico Temple
92nd dedicated temple in operation
Mexico City Mexico Temple
26th dedicated temple in operation
Monterrey Mexico Temple
110th dedicated temple in operation
Oaxaca Mexico Temple
74th dedicated temple in operation
Puebla Mexico Temple
Erecting structural frame for temple; pouring concrete exterior walls; roof rafters installed for meetinghouse
Tampico Mexico Temple
83rd dedicated temple in operation
Tijuana Mexico Temple
149th dedicated temple in operation
Torreón Mexico Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown
Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple
75th dedicated temple in operation
Veracruz Mexico Temple
93rd dedicated temple in operation
Villahermosa Mexico Temple
85th dedicated temple in operation