Orlando Florida Temple

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Orlando Florida Temple
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Number 46 edit data
Dedication 9 October 1994 (9 October 1994) by
Howard W. Hunter
Site 13 acres (5.3 hectares)
Floor area 70,000 sq ft (6,500 m2)
Height 165 ft (50 m)
Preceded by San Diego California Temple
Followed by Bountiful Utah Temple
Official websiteNews & images

Coordinates: 28°30′26.50320″N 81°30′33.92999″W / 28.5073620000°N 81.5094249972°W / 28.5073620000; -81.5094249972

The Orlando Florida Temple is the 48th constructed and 46th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Located near Windermere, it was built with a modern single-spire design. It is the second largest LDS temple in the Eastern United States, after the Washington D.C. Temple.

The LDS temple in Orlando, Florida was announced on April 6, 1991, with groundbreaking on June 20, 1992,[1] and dedicated on October 9, 1994 by LDS Church president Howard W. Hunter. The temple was built on a 13-acre (53,000 m2) plot, has 4 ordinance rooms and 5 sealing rooms, and has a total floor area of 70,000 square feet (6,500 m2). Orlando is one of two temples dedicated by Hunter, the other is the Bountiful Utah Temple.

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  1. ^ Ground Broken for Orlando Florida Temple, "News of the Church", Ensign, September 1992 

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