AAA: Average gas price continues to drop, one NCWV county below $4 a gallon

Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 6:11 PM EDT
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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Gas prices in West Virginia have fallen significantly in the last month, according to AAA.

The average gas price per gallon for regular fuel in West Virginia is $4.15, more than 15 cents lower than last week’s average of $4.31. The average price per gallon one month ago was $4.72.

While gas prices are falling, they are still more than a dollar higher than last year’s average. Last year, the average price per gallon was only $3.03.

Meanwhile, gas prices for mid-grade, premium and diesel fuels have fallen nearly 20 cents in the last week. AAA says mid-grade has dropped from $4.63 to $4.44, premium has fallen from $4.87 to $4.70 and diesel has fallen from $5.55 to $5.36.

Gas prices across north-central West Virginia continue to fall but at different rates. AAA reports the following average gas prices for NCWV:

  • Harrison County: $4.24
  • Marion County: $3.99
  • Lewis County: $4.30
  • Upshur County: $4.21
  • Randolph County: $4.02
  • Tucker County: $4.40
  • Barbour County: $4.11
  • Doddridge County: $4.45
  • Taylor County: $4.00
  • Gilmer County: $4.47
  • Ritchie County: $4.53
  • Webster County: $4.17
  • Monongalia County: $4.17
  • Hardy County: $4.36
  • Preston County: $4.29
  • Pocahontas County: $4.01

Marion County is the only county in north-central West Virginia with an average gas price below $4 a gallon.

West Virginia is still higher than the nation’s national average of $4.06.

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