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San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple

Site cleared; grading and excavation underway; construction estimated to be completed in 2027
San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple

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Arboleda 100
Fraccionamiento del Parque
78260  San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí


3 April 2022

Groundbreaking and Site Dedication: 

9 March 2024 by Sean Douglas


3.87 acres  |  1.6 hectares

Architectural Features: 

Single attached central tower

Ordinance Rooms: 

One instruction room, one sealing room, and one baptistry

Total Floor Area: 

9,300 square feet  |  864 square meters


6,169 feet  |  1,880 meters

Groundbreaking Ceremony

Groundbreaking services for the San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple will be held on Saturday, March 9, 2024. Elder Sean Douglas, General Authority Seventy, will preside and offer the site dedicatory prayer. The 9,300-square-foot temple will be constructed on a 3.87-acre site located across from Parque Morales in San Luis Potosí. Plans for the temple were announced in April 2022, and site location was announced in October 2022.

Temple Rendering

On February 5, 2024, the official exterior rendering of the San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple was released in conjunction with the groundbreaking announcement.1

Temple Site

On October 31, 2022, the location of the San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple was announced as a 3.87-acre site located at Arboleda 100 in Fraccionamiento del Parque. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 9,300 square feet.2

Temple Announcement

On April 3, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple at the April 2022 General Conference. San Luis Potosí is the capital and the most populous city of the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí in central Mexico. It is one of the area’s main industrial centers. More than one million people reside in the area, making it one of the largest metropolitan centers in Mexico. This will be the 18th temple in the country. There were 17 other temples in Mexico at the time of the announcement including the Ciudad Juárez Mexico Temple, Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico Temple, Culiacán 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, Querétaro Mexico Temple, Tampico Mexico Temple, Tijuana Mexico Temple, Torreón Mexico Temple, Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple, Veracruz Mexico Temple and Villahermosa Mexico Temple.3

  1. "Groundbreaking Date Announced for the San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 5 Feb. 2024.
  2. "Locations Announced for Six Temples in the Americas," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 31 Oct. 2022.
  3. "President Nelson Announces 17 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 3 Apr. 2022.

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