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How many acres does Temple Square encompass, and has it always been the same size?

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Temple Square comprises 10 acres. However, four days after his arrival in the Salt Lake Valley, Brigham Young chose a 40-acre area for the building of the temple. During a survey, which began three days later, the site was reduced to a more convenient 10 acres.

Source: Deseret News 1980 Church Almanac, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, p. 310.