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Church releases exterior renderings for Provo, Smithfield temples

Renderings of the Provo Utah and Smithfield Utah temples. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

SALT LAKE CITY — Renderings for the Provo Utah and Smithfield Utah temples have been released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Provo Utah Temple

During the 191st Semiannual General Conference in October, Church President Russell M. Nelson announced the Provo Utah Temple will be reconstructed once the Orem Utah Temple is completed.

Crews broke ground on the Orem Utah Temple last September.

Church officials said closure dates for the Provo Utah Temple will be announced at a later time.

The Provo Utah Temple was announced on Aug. 14, 1967, and dedicated on Feb. 9, 1972.

Smithfield Utah Temple

The Smithfield Utah Temple was announced in April 2021 and Church officials said the three-story, 81,000-square-foot temple will be constructed on a 13.3-acre site at the intersection of 800 West and 100 North.

Locations For Smithfield, Two Other Temples Announced

Utah has 28 temples announced, under construction, under renovation or in operation. In addition to the temple in Smithfield, temples have been announced or are under construction in Ephraim, Heber Valley, Layton, Lindon, Orem, St. George (Red Cliffs), Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, Taylorsville and Tooele (Deseret Peak).

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