The Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple was announced on 14 March 1999, to be built on land purchased some years earlier for the building of a meetinghouse, along with an additional parcel of land donated by the sellers. The additional land was originally used as a baseball field by the local Mormon members.
The groundbreaking for the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple took place on July 3, 1999 in Yukon, Oklahoma. The temple open house began on July 15, 2000 with over 40,000 visitors touring the temple in the seven-day period. President James E. Faust, second counselor in the First Presidency dedicated the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple on July 30, 2000.
The Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple has a total floor area of , two ordinance rooms, and two sealing rooms.