|Medford Oregon Temple
||16 April 2000
James E. Faust
||2 acres (0.8 hectares)
||10,700 sq ft (990 m2)
||71 ft (22 m)
||Fresno California Temple
||Memphis Tennessee Temple
|Official website • News & images
||15 March 1999
||20 May 1999 by
D. Lee Tobler
||24–31 March 2000
||Dan Park and Church A&E Services
Central Point, Oregon
||Gray granite quarried from Mount Airy, North Carolina
||Classic modern, single-spire design
||2 with Movie, two-stage progressive sessions
Coordinates: 42°22′23.96639″N 122°55′57.88559″W / 42.3733239972°N 122.9327459972°W The Medford Oregon Temple is the 79th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
The Medford Oregon Temple is located midway between the Oakland California and Portland Oregon temples. As of 2010 it served nine stakes in northern California and Oregon. During the temple's open house nearly 35,000 people toured the building, James E. Faust, Second Counselor in the church's First Presidency, dedicated the Medford Oregon Temple on April 16, 2000.
The Medford Oregon Temple has a total floor area of 10,700 square feet (990 m2), two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms.
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