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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the site location for the Bakersfield California Temple and the exterior rendering of the Cleveland Ohio Temple.

The Bakersfield and Cleveland temples are among the 50 new houses of the Lord identified by President Russell M. Nelson in the past 16 months.

The site and rendering were released Tuesday, July 25, on

Bakersfield California Temple

President Nelson announced a temple for Bakersfield, California, at the conclusion of the April 2023 general conference, less than four months ago.

Projected to be a single-story building of approximately 30,000 square feet, the temple is planned for a 13.07-acre site at the northwest corner of the intersection of Stockdale Highway and Jewetta Avenue in Bakersfield. The site will also feature a distribution center and new meetinghouse.

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