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San Jose California Temple

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


771 West Fremont Avenue
Sunnyvale, California
United States


2 April 2023


4.73 acres  |  1.9 hectares

Ordinance Rooms: 

Two instruction rooms, two sealing rooms, and one baptistry

Total Floor Area: 

30,000 square feet  |  2,787 square meters


181 feet  |  55 meters

Construction Status

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

Temple Rendering

An official rendering of the San Jose California Temple has not yet been released to the public.

Temple Site

On August 28, 2023, the location of the San Jose California Temple was announced as a 4.73-acre site where an existing meetinghouse is located at 771 West Fremont Avenue in the suburb of Sunnyvale. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet and an accompanying distribution center.1

Temple Announcement

On April 2, 2023, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the San Jose California Temple at the April 2023 General Conference. It was the 11th temple announced for the state. San Jose, the third-largest city in California, is located south of the San Francisco Bay area. It is part of Silicon Valley, a major technology hub. California is situated on the west coast of the United States and has nearly 730,000 Church members in approximately 1,150 congregations. Other temples in the state include the Feather River California Temple, Fresno California Temple, Los Angeles California Temple, Modesto California Temple, Newport Beach California Temple, Oakland California Temple, Redlands California Temple, Sacramento California Temple, San Diego California Temple, and Yorba Linda California Temple.2

  1. "Manhattan New York Temple to Close for Renovations; Locations released for four other temples in North and South America" The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 28 Aug. 2023.
  2. "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 15 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Apr. 2023.

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Fresno California Temple
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Los Angeles California Temple
10th dedicated temple in operation
Manhattan New York Temple
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Modesto California Temple
Building the structural walls
Newport Beach California Temple
122nd dedicated temple in operation
Oakland California Temple
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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; closed for renovation; scaffolding erected; replacing windows
Yorba Linda California Temple
Exterior cladding underway; waterproofing the exterior walls; framing the interior and roof