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Tampa Florida Temple

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

Location

4806 Bell Shoals Road
Valrico, Florida
United States

Announcement: 

3 April 2022

Site: 

16.2 acres  |  6.6 hectares

Ordinance Rooms: 

Two instruction rooms, two sealing rooms, and one baptistry

Total Floor Area: 

30,000 square feet  |  2,787 square meters

Elevation: 

66 feet  |  20 meters

Construction Status

The Tampa Florida Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Tampa Florida Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

On October 31, 2022, the location of the Tampa Florida Temple was announced as a 16.2-acre site adjacent to an existing meetinghouse at 4806 Bell Shoals Road in Valrico. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet.1


Temple Announcement

On April 3, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Tampa Florida Temple at the April 2022 General Conference. Located in Central Florida, the Tampa Florida Temple will be the state’s fourth. There are more than 160,000 Latter-day Saints and some 260 congregations in the state. Other temples in operation or under construction at the time of the announcement were the Orlando Florida Temple, Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple, and Tallahassee Florida Temple.2


  1. "Locations Announced for Six Temples in the Americas," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 31 Oct. 2022.
  2. "President Nelson Announces 17 New Temples," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 3 Apr. 2022.

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