Gas prices in Georgia keep tumbling down

Gas prices in Georgia keep tumbling down, according to AAA’s weekly fuel price brief. And one thing is certain – gas prices in Dacula, GA are pretty cheap! The cheapest gas price in the Hamilton Mill area is Kroger on Hamilton Mill Rd and Ridge Road at $191.9 per gallon.

At the beginning of the week, the average price per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline fell nine cents in Georgia, from $2.10 to $2.01, according to AAA figures. The national average fell seven cents to $2.07.

The average in metro Atlanta was also down 10 cents to $2.03, as of Sunday.

“The national average could be $2 or less by this time next week,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman for the AAA Auto Club Group. “Gasoline has been falling at a rate of about 1 cent a day and that trend is likely to continue in the next seven days.”

If it happens, this would be the first time the national average would be under $2 in nearly six years (March 2009).

Gas prices under $2 are already seen all over metro Atlanta and Gwinnett County. listed more than a dozen gas stations in the Dacula area with regular unleaded less than two bucks a gallon Monday morning, including:

  • Kroger 3300 Hamilton Mill Rd & Ridge Road: $1.91
  • Chevron 2800 Hamilton Mill Rd.:  $1.92
  • Kroger 2700 Braselton Hwy at Gravel Springs: $1.93
  • QuikTrip 2460 Hamilton Mill Pkwy & Braselton Hwy: $1.94
  • Chevron 3595 Braselton Hwy near Jim Moore Rd: $1.94
  • Walmart/Murphy USA : 3255 SARDIS CHURCH RD:  $1.94
  • BP 2483 Hamilton Mill Pkwy.:  $1.94

On Sunday, there were 24 states with an average price below $2 a gallon. Georgia and Ohio both had an average of $2.01, and will likely fall below $2 per gallon in the next couple of days.

The average price in Georgia of $2.01 fell 9 cents in the past seven days, which is 43 cents cheaper than a month ago, $1.20 less than the average price this time last year. The average price in Florida was $2.14 on Sunday, 9 cents cheaper than a week ago, 40 cents less than a month ago, and $1.24 below the average price this time last year. The Tennessee average of $1.91 is 6 cents cheaper than last week, 40 cents less than a month ago, and $1.19 below the average price this time last year.

So fill up here in the Hamilton Mill area. Don’t wait until you are somewhere else – you will pay a little more. I guess low gas prices are just one of the perks to living in our Hamilton Mill Hometown.

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