Edmonton Alberta Temple

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Edmonton Alberta Temple
The Edmonton Alberta Temple
The Edmonton Alberta Temple
Number 67 edit data
Dedication 11 December 1999 (11 December 1999) by
Gordon B. Hinckley
Site 1 acre (0.4 hectares)
Floor area 10,700 sq ft (990 m2)
Height 71 ft (22 m)
Preceded by Billings Montana Temple
Followed by Raleigh North Carolina Temple
Official websiteNews & images

Coordinates: 53°29′22.53479″N 113°34′13.93679″W / 53.4895929972°N 113.5705379972°W / 53.4895929972; -113.5705379972 The Edmonton Alberta Temple is the 67th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

The temple was the second to be built in Alberta; the first was built in Cardston in 1923. The temple serves about 15,700 members in the area. The exterior of the temple is white granite and has a single spire topped by a statue of the angel Moroni. The groundbreaking services were held on February 27, 1999. Before the dedication of the temple, a public open house was held.

LDS Church president Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the temple on December 11-12, 1999. The Edmonton Alberta Temple has a total of 10,700 square feet (990 m2), two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms.

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  1. ^ Several dozen temples, built from identical plans.