It is the Church's 143rd operating temple. The Fort Lauderdale Temple will be the second temple built in Florida.
The Fort Lauderdale measures 28,000 sq. ft. The next closet temple, in Orlando Florida is 2.5 times larger at 70,000 sq ft. built in 1994 - the 46th temple.
Coverage of the dedication service can be found on lds.org
More information and maps and pictures can be found at www.ldschurchtemples.com/fortlauderdale/
|The six Florida stakes in the new temple district|
It is 435 miles from Orlando to Atlanta, GA