Querétaro Mexico Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location unknown; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:4 April 2021
The Querétaro Mexico Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
Renderings of the Querétaro Mexico Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.
No site location has been officially announced for the Querétaro Mexico Temple.
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
- 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.