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Thomas S. Monson, of the church's First Presidency, dedicated the Louisville Kentucky Temple on March 19, 2000. The dedication was held after a weeklong public open house.

Louisville Kentucky Temple
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Number 76 edit data
Dedicated March 19, 2000 (March 19, 2000) by
Thomas S. Monson
Site 3 acres (1.2 hectares)
Floor area 10,700 sq ft (990 m2)
Height 71 ft (22 m)
Preceded by Tuxtla Gutiérrez Mexico Temple
Followed by Palmyra New York Temple
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Coordinates: 38°19′16.03200″N 85°29′19.83480″W / 38.3211200000°N 85.4888430000°W / 38.3211200000; -85.4888430000 The Louisville Kentucky Temple is the 76th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It is physically located in Pewee Valley, Kentucky with a mailing address of Crestwood, Kentucky. The adjacent communities are suburbs of Louisville.

The Louisville Kentucky Temple has the same design as other small temples built during the same time. The exterior is made of white marble quarried in Vermont and has a single-spire topped with a gold statue of the angel Moroni. It has a total floor area of 10,700 square feet (990 m2), two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms.

See alsoEdit


  • "Six more temples announced; total now 108", Church News, March 27, 1999
  • "Six temple dates announced", Church News, February 12, 2000
  • Hill, Greg (March 25, 2000), "Grateful saints rejoice despite storm", Church News
  • "United States information: Kentucky", Church News, February 2, 2010

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