Meta Platforms operates a global network of data centers that power its applications and services, including Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, Threads, and WhatsApp. These data center locations enable communication and sharing among billions of people worldwide.

In total, Meta owns and operates 24 data center campuses globally, covering 53 million square feet with an investment of nearly $30 billion. In the United States, Meta has 20 data center campuses that span 48 million square feet and represent an investment of nearly $25 billion. While in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Meta has 4 data center campuses encompassing 5.4 million square feet with an investment of over $5 billion.

Dgtl Infra explores Meta’s extensive network of data centers that house its technical infrastructure, including servers and networking equipment. We analyze the locations of these data centers across the United States, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, shedding light on their capacities and the investments made by Meta. Continue reading to gain a better understanding of the digital infrastructure supporting these widely used social media and communication tools.

How Many Data Centers Does Meta Have?

Below is a summary of the 24 data center campuses that power Meta Platforms’ applications and services, including Facebook and Instagram. The details provided include the following for each campus:

  • Date the first data center at the campus came online
  • Number of individual data center buildings comprising the campus
  • Total size of the data centers in millions of square feet
  • Meta’s cumulative investment into these data centers in billions of dollars
Data CenterOnlineBuildingsSquare FeetInvestment
Altoona, Iowa2014105.0m$2.5bn
New Albany, Ohio202052.5m$1.5bn
Sarpy County, Nebraska201994.0m$1.5bn
Dekalb, Illinois202252.4m$1.0bn
Kansas City, Missouri202410.7m$0.8bn
Jeffersonville, Indiana202610.7m$0.8bn
Rosemount, Minnesota202610.7m$0.8bn
Forest City, North Carolina201231.3m$0.8bn
Henrico County, Virginia202052.5m$1.0bn
Huntsville, Alabama202163.5m$1.5bn
Newton County, Georgia202152.5m$1.0bn
Gallatin, Tennessee202341.6m$1.0bn
Montgomery, Alabama202610.7m$0.8bn
Fort Worth, Texas201752.6m$1.5bn
Los Lunas, New Mexico201983.8m$2.0bn
Mesa, Arizona202352.5m$1.0bn
Temple, Texas202410.9m$0.8bn
Prineville, Oregon2011114.6m$2.0bn
Eagle Mountain, Utah202174.5m$1.5bn
Kuna, Idaho202511.0m$0.8bn
Luleå, Sweden201331.0m$0.8bn
Clonee, Ireland201831.6m$1.5bn
Odense, Denmark201930.9m$1.9bn
Singapore202211.8m$1.0bn
Total10453.4m$29.8bn

Meta’s 24 campuses comprise a total of 104 data centers, with an average building size for these data centers of approximately 500,000 square feet. The company’s total capital expenditure (CapEx) investment per data center suggests a median cost to build of around $575 per square foot.

Meta also plans to increase construction on sites featuring its newly announced data center architecture. This new architecture will provide greater flexibility in planning for CPU and GPU capacity to power its AI services, with the company expecting significant future build activity.

Where are Meta’s Data Centers Located?

United States – Data Centers

In the United States, Meta owns and operates 20 data center campuses, comprising 94 individual facilities. These facilities span 48 million square feet and represent a $24.6 billion investment. Meta’s data center locations are in four distinct regions: the Midwest, Southeast, Southwest, and West.

United States US Computing Facility Locations Map
Source: Meta Platforms.
Altoona, Iowa

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Altoona, Iowa, located at 100 Share Way NW. The company broke ground on the project in 2013, and its first data center became operational in 2014. The Altoona site currently consists of 10 data centers, spanning a total area of 5.0 million square feet.

Altoona Iowa Meta Platforms Facebook Data Center Campus Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested more than $2.5 billion in this campus over the past 11 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Altoona data centers use 1.0 million MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 52.7 million gallons (199.4 million liters) of water per year.

New Albany, Ohio

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in New Albany, Ohio, located at 1 Community Circle. The company broke ground on the project in 2017, and its first data center commenced operations in 2020. The New Albany site consists of five data centers, spanning a total of 2.5 million square feet.

New Albany Ohio Meta Facebook Datacenter Campus Infrastructure Location
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.5 billion in the campus over a period of 7 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the New Albany data centers consume 702,694 MWh of electricity annually. Additionally, the campus withdraws 23.1 million gallons (87.4 million liters) of water per year.

Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska. The campus, located at S 144th St in Springfield, Nebraska, broke ground in 2017 and its first data center became operational in 2019. It consists of 9 data centers spanning a total of 4.0 million square feet.

Papillion Sarpy County Nebraska Meta Platforms Facebook Data Center Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested more than $1.5 billion in the campus over a timeline of 7 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Sarpy County data centers consume 1.0 million MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 26.7 million gallons (100.9 million liters) of water per year.

Dekalb, Illinois

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Dekalb, Illinois, located at 515 E Gurler Road. The company broke ground on the project in 2020, and its first data center became operational in 2022. The Dekalb site consists of five data centers totaling 2.4 million square feet.

Dekalb Illinois Meta Facebook Datacenter Technical Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested more than $1.0 billion in the campus over the past 4 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Dekalb data centers consume 16,934 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 7.8 million gallons (29.7 million liters) of water per year.

Kansas City, Missouri

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) is establishing a data center campus in Kansas City, Missouri, located at 801 NW 128th Street. The construction of the campus began in 2022, with the facility expected to become operational during 2024. The Kansas City site will consist of a single data center, spanning 700,000 square feet.

Kansas City Missouri Meta Platforms Facebook Hyperscale Server Farm Locations
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta plans to invest over $800 million in this project.

Jeffersonville, Indiana

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) is developing a new data center campus in Jeffersonville, Indiana, at the River Ridge Commerce Center. The company broke ground on the project in 2024, with plans for the campus to become operational by 2026. The Jeffersonville site will feature one data center, spanning 700,000 square feet.

Jeffersonville Indiana Meta Platforms Facebook Data Center Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has committed to investing over $800 million in this facility.

Rosemount, Minnesota

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) is establishing a data center campus in Rosemount, Minnesota, located at the University of Minnesota’s UMore Park. The company broke ground on the campus in 2024, with plans for it to become operational by 2026. The Rosemount site will consist of a single data center spanning 715,000 square feet.

Rosemount Minnesota Meta Facebook Datacenter with Multiple Buildings On-Site
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta plans to invest over $800 million in the development of this facility.

Forest City, North Carolina

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Forest City, North Carolina, located at 404 Social Circle. The company broke ground on the campus in 2010, and its first data center became operational in 2012. The Forest City site consists of three data centers, spanning a total of 1.3 million square feet.

Forest City North Carolina Meta Platforms Data Center Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.

Over the past 14 years, Meta has invested more than $750 million in the Forest City data center campus.

In terms of resource consumption, the Forest City data centers consume 492,786 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 16.6 million gallons (62.9 million liters) of water per year.

Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, located at 6200 Technology Blvd in Sandston. The company broke ground on the campus in 2017, and its first data center became operational in 2020. The Richmond site consists of five data centers, spanning a total of 2.5 million square feet.

Richmond Henrico County Virginia Facebook Sever Farm Building Exterior
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested more than $1.0 billion in the campus over a timeline of 7 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Richmond data centers consume 701,003 MWh of electricity annually. Additionally, the campus withdraws 14.5 million gallons (55.0 million liters) of water per year.

Huntsville, Alabama

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Huntsville, Alabama, located at 100 South Profile Place NW. The company broke ground on the campus in 2018 and its first data center became operational in 2021. The Huntsville site consists of six data centers, spanning a total of 3.5 million square feet.

Huntsville Alabama Meta Facebook Data Center Campus Infrastructure Locations
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.5 billion into the campus over a period of 6 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Huntsville data centers consume 368,841 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 27.3 million gallons (103.5 million liters) of water per year.

Newton County, Georgia

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus located in Newton County, Georgia, at 100 Move Fast Way, Social Circle in Stanton Springs, a mixed-use industrial park. The company broke ground on the campus in 2018, and its first data center became operational in 2021. The Newton County site consists of five data centers, spanning a total of 2.5 million square feet.

Stanton Springs Newton County Georgia Meta Platforms Datacenter Building Exterior
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.0 billion in the campus over a period of 6 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Newton County data centers consume 636,266 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 20.4 million gallons (77.2 million liters) of water per year.

Gallatin, Tennessee

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Gallatin, Tennessee, located at 1 Meta Loop. The company broke ground on the campus in 2020, and its first data center became operational in 2023. The Gallatin site consists of four data centers, spanning a total area of 1.6 million square feet.

Gallatin Tennessee Facebook Data Center Infrastructure Location
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.0 billion in the campus over a period of 4 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Gallatin data centers consume approximately 6,264 MWh of electricity annually.

Montgomery, Alabama

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus located in Montgomery, Alabama, situated off Interstate 65, across from the Hyundai plant. The company broke ground on the campus in 2024, and it is expected to become operational by 2026. The Montgomery site will initially consist of one data center, spanning 715,000 square feet.

Montgomery Alabama Meta Platforms Facebook Data Center Locations
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta plans to invest over $800 million in the development of this facility.

Fort Worth, Texas

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Fort Worth, Texas, located at 4500 Like Way. The company broke ground on the campus in 2015, and its first data center became operational in 2017. The Fort Worth site consists of five data centers, spanning a total of 2.6 million square feet.

Fort Worth Texas Meta Data Center Campus Building Exterior
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.5 billion in the campus over a period of 9 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Fort Worth data centers consume 959,419 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 91.4 million gallons (346.1 million liters) of water per year.

Los Lunas, New Mexico

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Los Lunas, New Mexico, located at 4250 Messenger Loop NW. The company broke ground on the campus in 2016, and its first data center became operational in 2019. The Los Lunas site consists of eight data centers, spanning a total of 3.8 million square feet.

Los Lunas New Mexico Meta Platforms Facebook Data Centre Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $2.0 billion in the Los Lunas data center campus over an 8-year timeline.

In terms of resource consumption, the Los Lunas data centers consume 929,488 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 42.6 million gallons (161.4 million liters) per year.

Mesa, Arizona

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus located in Mesa, Arizona, at 3841 S Ellsworth Road. The company broke ground on the campus in 2021, and its first data center became operational in 2023. The Mesa site consists of five data centers, spanning a total of 2.5 million square feet.

Mesa Arizona Meta Facebook Datacenter Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.0 billion in the development of this campus over a period of 3 years.

Temple, Texas

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) is establishing a data center campus in Temple, Texas, located at the southeast corner of Industrial Boulevard and Loop 363. The company broke ground on the campus in 2022, and it is expected to become operational in 2024. The Temple site will feature a single data center spanning 900,000 square feet.

Temple Texas Meta Platforms Facebook Data Center Site with Multiple Buildings
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has committed to investing $800 million in this facility.

Prineville, Oregon

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Prineville, Oregon, located at 735 S.W. Connect Way. The company broke ground on the campus in 2010, and its first data center became operational in 2011. The Prineville site consists of 11 data centers, spanning a total of 4.6 million square feet.

Prineville Oregon Meta Datacenter Building Exterior of Location
Source: Meta Platforms.

Over a period of 14 years, Meta has invested $2.0 billion into this campus.

In terms of resource consumption, the Prineville data centers consume 982,177 MWh of electricity annually. Additionally, the campus withdraws 63.5 million gallons (240.3 million liters) of water per year.

Eagle Mountain, Utah

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a large data center campus in Eagle Mountain, Utah, located at 1275 North Community Circle. The company broke ground on the campus in 2018, and its first data center became operational in 2021. The Eagle Mountain site consists of 7 data centers, spanning a total of 4.5 million square feet.

Eagle Mountain Utah Facebook Data Center Site in the West Region of the United States
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.5 billion in the Eagle Mountain campus over a period of 6 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Eagle Mountain data centers consume 504,049 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 23.6 million gallons (89.4 million liters) of water per year.

Kuna, Idaho

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) is establishing a data center campus located in Kuna, Idaho at 601 Kuna Mora Road. The company broke ground on the campus in 2022 and expects it to be operational by 2025. The Kuna site will consist of a single data center spanning 960,000 square feet.

Kuna Idaho Meta Facebook Datacenter Infrastructure Locations
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta plans to invest $800 million into this data center project.

International – Data Centers

In Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Meta owns and operates four data center campuses, comprising a total of ten individual facilities. These facilities cover 5.4 million square feet and represent a $5.2 billion investment. Meta’s data center locations are geographically situated in Sweden, Ireland, Denmark, and Singapore.

Europe Datacenter Location Map of Facilities
Source: Meta Platforms.
Luleå (Norrbotten), Sweden

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Luleå, Sweden, located at Datavägen 15, 977 54. The company broke ground on the campus in 2013 and it became operational the same year. It consists of three data centers spanning a total of 1.0 million square feet.

Luleå Sweden Facebook Data Center Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $835 million (DKK 13 billion) in the campus over a period of 11 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Luleå data centers consume 267,471 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 6.7 million gallons (25.4 million liters) of water per year.

Clonee (Leinster), Ireland

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Clonee, Ireland, located at Sli Na Chairde Portan, Clonee, Co. Meath. The construction of the campus began in 2016, and its first data center became operational in 2018. The Clonee site consists of three data centers, spanning a total area of 1.6 million square feet.

Clonee Ireland Meta Datacenter Hyperscale Location in Europe
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.5 billion (€1.4 billion) in the Clonee data center campus over a timeline of 8 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Clonee data centers consume 668,290 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 221.5 million gallons (838.7 million liters) of water per year.

Odense (Syddanmark), Denmark

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center campus in Odense, Denmark, located at Krogslundvej 140 5220. The company broke ground on the campus in 2017, and its first data center became operational in 2019. The Odense site consists of three data centers, spanning over 900,000 square feet.

Odense Denmark Facebook Computing Centre Infrastructure in Europe
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.87 billion (SEK 8.7 billion) in the campus over a timeline of 7 years.

In terms of resource consumption, the Odense data centers consume 517,718 MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 113.0 million gallons (427.9 million liters) of water per year.

Asia-Pacific Server Farm Locations Map of Infrastructure
Source: Meta Platforms.
Singapore (Tanjong Kling)

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook) operates a data center located at 30 Sunview Way in Singapore. The company broke ground on the facility in 2018, and it became operational in 2022. The Singapore site consists of a single data center spanning 1.8 million square feet.

Singapore Facebook Server Farm Multi-Story Building
Source: Meta Platforms.

Meta has invested $1.0 billion (S$1.4 billion) in this facility over a period of 6 years.

Meta’s Leased Data Center Facilities

Meta has designed and built its own data center locations; however, a substantial portion of its technical infrastructure is also leased from third parties through colocation facilities. In total, Meta’s leased data center facilities consume 1.1 million MWh of electricity annually and withdraw 204 million gallons (773 million liters) of water per year.

These leased data center facilities are geographically dispersed across several global markets, including Ashburn, Virginia; Aurora, Illinois; Chennai, India; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Hillsboro, Oregon; Houston, Texas; Manassas, Virginia; Phoenix, Arizona; Richmond, Virginia; and Santa Clara, California.

For example, Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), a global data center real estate investment trust (REIT), counts Meta Platforms as its 11th-largest customer. Meta occupies 48 data center locations and pays $61.8 million in annualized contractual base rent to lease these facilities from Digital Realty.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Technology Companies Operate Large Data Centers Globally?

Similar to Meta Platforms (Facebook), Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, and Alibaba Cloud operate large “hyperscale” data centers globally, often in regions with cooler climates and access to renewable energy. Although Apple and TikTok are not primarily cloud service providers (CSPs), they also maintain extensive data center networks to support their internet services, similarly prioritizing strategic locations.

Mary Zhang covers Data Centers for Dgtl Infra, including Equinix (NASDAQ: EQIX), Digital Realty (NYSE: DLR), CyrusOne, CoreSite Realty, QTS Realty, Switch Inc, Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), Cyxtera (NASDAQ: CYXT), and many more. Within Data Centers, Mary focuses on the sub-sectors of hyperscale, enterprise / colocation, cloud service providers, and edge computing. Mary has over 5 years of experience in research and writing for Data Centers.

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