Groundbreaking services for the Raleigh North Carolina Temple, located in Apex, North Carolina, were held on February 6, 1999. After the temple was completed, about 31,000 people toured the temple during the public open house. LDS Church president Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the temple on December 18, 1999.
The temple features art glass windows and a white marble exterior. The classic modern design features a lone spire topped with a gold statue of the angel Moroni. The Raleigh North Carolina Temple has two ordinance rooms, two sealing rooms, and a total floor area of 10,700 square feet (990 m2).