Jackson has some of the lowest gas prices in the nation

June 10, 2013

Business

gas_pumpAccording to a fuel price map on GasBuddy.com, the city of Jackson and surrounding Hinds County has some of the lowest gas prices in the nation.

The USA National Gas Price Heat Map has most of Mississippi in the light green to dark green range with an average gas price of $3.09-3.22 per gallon.

Other low price areas in Mississippi include DeSoto, Itawamba and Washington counties.

Grenada and Tunica counties reportedly have a slightly higher average price of $3.36-3.50 per gallon.

Some of the nation’s worst places to buy gas are in northern California, Illinois and Michigan where the average price is more than four dollars a gallon.

The national average is currently $3.64 a gallon.

Source: GasBuddy.com

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Stephen McDill joined the Mississippi Business Journal in 2008 after working in radio and television. He is a graduate of Belhaven University and has won awards for his writing and photojournalism from the Associated Press and Mississippi Press Association.

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