Georgia gas prices have continued to drop in the weeks leading up to the Thanksgiving travel period, according to AAA in Atlanta.
In their weekly fuel price report, the auto agency said Georgia's statewide average as of Monday morning was $2.82 per gallon for regular gasoline. Monday's average was three cents lower than one week prior, 21 cents lower than one month prior, and 30 cents lower than one year prior.
It would cost an average of $42.30 to fill a 15-gallon tank of regular gasoline as of Monday.
“Good news drivers, gas prices continue to decrease at the pump ahead of Turkey Day,” said Montrae Waiters, AAA-The Auto Club Group spokeswoman. “Governor Kemp's extension of the gas tax suspension until November 29th, and lower crude oil prices continue to be the driving force reducing gas prices, which is sure to help Georgians manage the high cost of food and travel this holiday.”
The most expensive gas in Northeast Georgia as of Monday could be found in Rabun County, which had an average of $2.92 per gallon. Meanwhile, the cheapest gas in the area could be found in Habersham, Dawson and Hart counties, which all had averages close to $2.74 per gallon. A full list of county average gas prices is available here.
The national average for a gallon of gas was also down as of Monday. AAA reported the nationwide average was down five cents from the week prior to $3.31 per gallon.