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Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple

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Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple

11022 South 4000 West
South Jordan, Utah

Plans to construct the temple were announced 1 October 2005, Church leaders broke ground 16 December 2006, and Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple 21 August 2009. The temple serves Latter-day Saints in the western portion of the Salt Lake Valley.

The 60,000-square-foot temple’s exterior is Uinta gold granite from the Quanzhou/Xiamen area of China.

Currently, there are more than 30 temples in various stages of construction or have been announced throughout the world.

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Oquirrh Mountain Utah Temple


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