Gas prices jump at the pump throughout Georgia

By Steve Winslow Anchor/Reporter
Posted 8:31AM on Monday 4th March 2024 ( 2 months ago )

Commuters in Georgia are MARCHing into the early springtime with a hike in gas prices.

Georgia drivers are paying an average price of $3.20 per gallon for regular unleaded gasoline during the first full week of March. 

AAA of Georgia's website shows that Monday's state average is seven cents more than a week ago, 17 cents more than a month ago, and six cents more than at the time last year.  Georgians are now paying almost one dollar more to fill a 15-gallon tank at the pump compared to a year ago.

Montrae Waiters of AAA says, “Two factors appear to be impacting prices at the pump- we are entering Spring Break season, so demand has picked up, and crude oil continues to rise. AAA encourages drivers to follow the money-saving gas tips listed below.”

Hall County commuters are seeing an average price near $3.18 per gallon as of Monday morning, while the most expensive average price in Northeast Georgia is in Lumpkin County at $3.24, with the least expensive average in Hart County, at $3.01.

National average price for unleaded regular gasoline is currently up eight cents from last week, at $3.34 per gallon.  A link to the AAA site for all average prices in Georgia can be found here.

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