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Church leaders announce site of Latter-day Saint temple in Smithfield

The Smithfield Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be built at this location in Cache County. The church announced the location on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

The Smithfield Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be built at this location in Cache County. The church announced the location on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Google Maps)



SMITHFIELD, Cache County — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday announced the future location of its Smithfield Utah Temple in Cache County.

The temple will be built northeast of the intersection of 800 West and 100 North, on the western edge of the city, the church announced in a news release.

The site of the temple is a 13.3-acre plot, the church said. The temple will be three stories with about 81,000-square feet.

There are 27 temples announced, under construction, under renovation or in operation in Utah, including the Smithfield temple, according to the church. Other Utah temples have been announced or are currently under construction in Ephraim, Layton, Lindon, Orem, St. George, Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, Taylorsville and Tooele.

Thursday, the church also announced the locations of temples in Casper, Wyoming and Elko, Nevada. The Casper Wyoming Temple will be the second in the state, along with the Star Valley Wyoming Temple in Afton. The Elko Nevada Temple will be the third in that state, along with temples in Las Vegas and Reno.

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