Bismarck North Dakota Temple

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Bismarck North Dakota Temple
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Dedication 19 September 1999 (19 September 1999) by
Gordon B. Hinckley
Site 1.6 acres (0.6 hectares)
Floor area 10,700 sq ft (990 m2)
Height 71 ft (22 m)
Preceded by Columbus Ohio Temple
Followed by Columbia South Carolina Temple
Official websiteNews & images

Coordinates: 46°50′20.00040″N 100°48′50.67000″W / 46.8388890000°N 100.8140750000°W / 46.8388890000; -100.8140750000 The Bismarck North Dakota Temple is the 61st operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

Ground was broken for the temple on October 17, 1998, despite inclement weather. The Bismarck North Dakota Temple district covers about 200,000 square miles (5.0E+5 km2) and serves about 9,000 members. The temple sits on 1.6 acres (0.65 ha). The exterior is finished with granite veneer from Quebec. A gold-plated statue of the Angel Moroni tops the single-spire.

LDS Church president Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the temple in North Dakota, the only state he had not previously visited, on September 19, 1999.

The Bismarck North Dakota Temple has a total of 10,700 square feet (990 m2), two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms.

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