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The first temple in Nevada was built in Las Vegas in 1989. The Reno Nevada temple was dedicated in 2000. It serves over 25,000 Latter-day Saints in the area.

Reno Nevada Temple
Number 81 edit data
Dedicated April 23, 2000 (April 23, 2000) by
Thomas S. Monson
Site 7.9 acres (3.2 hectares)
Floor area 10,700 sq ft (990 m2)
Height 71 ft (22 m)
Preceded by Memphis Tennessee Temple
Followed by Cochabamba Bolivia Temple
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Coordinates: 39°32′4.6″N 119°53′56.1″W / 39.534611°N 119.898917°W / 39.534611; -119.898917 The Reno Nevada Temple is the 81st operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).

A groundbreaking ceremony was held on July 24, 1999. Before it was dedicated, the temple was opened to the public. Thomas S. Monson, First Counselor in the church's First Presidency, dedicated the Reno Nevada Temple on April 23, 2000. The Reno Nevada Temple has a total floor area of 10,700 sq ft (990 m2), two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms.

See alsoEdit


  • "New temples announced for Mexico, Nevada", Church News, April 17, 1999
  • "Ground is broken for Reno temple", Church News, July 31, 1999
  • "Dedication dates set for Reno and Cochabamba temples", Church News, March 25, 2000
  • Dockstader, Julie (April 29, 2000), "Reno temple: Easter Day dedication brings hope", Church News
  • "Facts and figures: Reno Nevada Temple", Church News, April 29, 2000

External linksEdit

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