Sacramento California Temple

Announced: April 13, 2001.

Location: 2100 California Circle, Rancho Cordova, Calif.

Telephone: (916) 357-5870.

Presidency: Richard H. Winkel, president; Norman C. Boehm, first counselor; S. Paul Steed, second counselor.

Site: 47 acres

Exterior Finish: Temple white granite from Fuzhou, China.

Temple design: Classic elegance.

Architects and contractors: Brian Everett and Maury Maher of Nichols, Melburg & Rossetto of Fair Oaks, Calif.; Okland Construction of Salt Lake City, Utah.

Project manager: Vern Hancock.

Rooms: Celestial room, baptistry, two ordinance rooms, four sealing rooms.

Total floor area: 19,500 square feet.

Dimensions: 220-feet by 120-feet by 131-feet.

District: 80,619 Latter-day Saints from 21 stakes in northern California.

History: Groundbreaking Aug. 22, 2004, with President Gordon B. Hinckley presiding. Open house held July 29, 2006, to Aug. 26, 2006, excluding Sundays; total attendance 168,367. Dedicated in four sessions Sept. 3 by President Gordon B. Hinckley; dedication attendance, 27,396.

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