Toluca Mexico Temple
Planning and approval phase; site location announced; groundbreaking not announced
Announcement:2 October 2022
Site:4.87 acres | 2.0 hectares
Ordinance Rooms:Two instruction rooms, two sealing rooms, and one baptistry
Total Floor Area:19,000 square feet | 1,765 square meters
Elevation:8,695 feet | 2,650 meters
The Toluca Mexico Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.
An official rendering of the Toluca Mexico Temple has not yet been released to the public.
On November 20, 2023, the location of the Toluca Mexico Temple was announced as a 4.87-acre site located at the intersection of Calle Guadalupe Victoria and Calle Uruapan in the Colonia Las Jaras neighborhood of Metepec, a suburb southeast of Toluca. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 19,000 square feet.1
On October 2, 2022, President Russell M. Nelson announced plans to construct the Toluca Mexico Temple at the October 2022 General Conference. Toluca, formally known as Toluca de Lerdo, is the capital of Mexico’s central state of Mexico. It is located about 40 miles west of Mexico City. With a population of about 900,000 residents, Toluca is the fifth most populous city in the country.2
- "Sites Announced for Two New Temples in Latin America," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 20 Nov. 2023.
- "The Church of Jesus Christ Will Build 18 New Houses of the Lord," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 2 Oct. 2022.