Columbus Ohio Temple

Columbus Ohio Temple


3870 Gateway Boulevard
Columbus, Ohio 43228
United States


Telephone: 614-351-5001
Facsimile: 614-351-5099


Announcement: 25 April 1998
Groundbreaking and Site Dedication: 12 September 1998 by John K. Carmack
Public Open House: 21–28 August 1999
Dedication: 4–5 September 1999 by Gordon B. Hinckley

Site: 1.35 acres.
Exterior Finish: Imperial Danby White variegated marble quarried from Vermont.
Ordinance Rooms: Two ordinance rooms (two-stage progressive) and two sealing.
Total Floor Area: 10,700 square feet.

Temple Locale:
The Columbus Ohio Temple is located 150 miles south of Kirtland, Ohio, where the restored Church dedicated its first temple in 1836. The temple stands in a wooded area of western Columbus adjacent to a meetinghouse in the Columbus Ohio Stake. The beautiful white Vermont marble facing on the exterior was quarried near Sharon, Vermont, the birthplace of the Prophet Joseph Smith.

Temple Facts:
The Columbus Ohio Temple is the first of the currently operating temples built in Ohio and the second of the latter-day temples built in Ohio, following the Kirtland Temple (1836).