Gas Prices

 Florida gas prices declined three cents last week. Pump prices are trending lower even as Hurricane Delta made landfall along the Gulf Coast refinery region. 

"It's still a little early to know what, if any impacts Hurricane Delta will have on gas prices in Florida," said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA - The Auto Club Group. "For now, wholesale gasoline prices are at a level that could allow pump prices to drop another 5 cents in the short term. However, prices in the coming weeks will likely be swayed by news coming out of the Gulf Coast, as crews assess any storm damage to refineries and pipelines."

Preliminary reports suggest the storm had more of a limiting effect on regional demand than supply. Most of the refineries in the storm's path were already shut down from Hurricane Laura - which blew through the region more than a month ago. However, the storm knocked out power to Colonial Pipeline, which carries fuel from the Gulf Coast oil refineries to markets across the southeastern United States, ending in North Carolina. Line one, which carries gasoline was restored on Saturday. However, Line 2 - which carries Diesel fuel remained shut down as of press time. 

Florida drivers are currently paying an average price of $2.16 per gallon at the pump.  The state average declined 3 cents after reaching as high as $2.19 per gallon eight days ago. Florida gas prices are 27 cents per gallon less than this time last year.  

So far this year, Florida's highest average price was $2.56 per gallon in January. From there, the pandemic led to state lockdowns, less driving, and lower gasoline demand. The state average dipped down to $1.76 per gallon in May - the lowest average price so far this year. 

Regional Prices

  • Most expensive metro markets – West Palm Beach - Boca Raton ($2.28), Ocala ($2.20), Naples ($2.19)
  • Least expensive metro markets – Tallahassee ($2.09), Punta Gorda ($2.10), Crestview - Fort Walton Beach ($2.12)

Find Florida Gas Prices

(Price per gallon of regular unleaded gasoline)

SundaySaturdayWeek AgoMonth AgoOne Year AgoRecord High
National$2.187 $2.188$2.187$2.204$2.641$4.11   (7/17/2008)
Florida$2.163$2.167$2.189$2.179$2.429$4.08   (7/17/2008)
Georgia$1.996 $1.997$1.999$2.031$2.468$4.16   (9/15/2008)
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Gas Price Survey Methodology
AAA updates fuel price averages daily at Every day up to 130,000 stations are surveyed based on credit card swipes and direct feeds in cooperation with the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) and Wright Express for unmatched statistical reliability. All average retail prices in this report are for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline.

Here are the 10 lowest gas prices in Alachua County, and the lowest in other Alachua towns, according to 

  1. Murphy Express 6323 NW 13th Street Gainesville $2.02
  2. BP 5310 NW 13th Street Gainesville $2.03
  3. Mobil 5708 NW 34th Street Gainesville $2.04
  4. BP 2320 SW Archer Road Gainesville $2.05
  5. Gate 506 NW 13th Street Gainesville $2.05
  6. Wawa 2305 NW 13th Street Gainesville $2.05
  7. Gate 3001 NW 13th Street Gainesville $2.05
  8. Sam's Club 4400 SW 33rd Place Gainesville $2.05
  9. Sunoco 4207 NW 13th Street Gainesville $2.05
  10. Wawa 2373 Old Archer Road Gainesville $2.05

Lowest in other Alachua County towns:

  • Alachua: Marathon 9600 Martin Luther King Blvd. $2.14
  • Alachua: Circle K 9303 39th Avenue $2.14
  • Archer: Shell 12771 SW FL-45 $2.18
  • Archer: Mobil 13475 SW FL-45 $2.19
  • Hawthorne Shell 7015 US-301 $2.11
  • Hawthorne Texaco 6850 SE US-301 $2.12
  • High Springs: Shell 905 South Main Street $2.09
  • High Springs: Sunoco 610 NE 1st Avenue $2.12
  • Melrose: Melrose Food Mart 1647 FL-100 $2.05
  • Micanopy Marathon 106 NE US-441 $2.15
  • Micanopy Sunoco 101 NW US-441 $2.15
  • Newberry: Marathon 24252 West Newberry Road $2.14
  • Newberry BP 45 SW 250th Street $2.14
  • Waldo: Raceway 15330 NW US-301 $2.15
  • Waldo: BP 15295 NE US Highway 301 $2.15

Lowest in other counties:

  • Bradford: Murphy USA 14550 US-301 Starke $2.06
  • Bradford: Mobil 1701 South Water Street Starke $2.04
  • Clay: BJ's 560 Blanding Boulevard Orange Park $1.90
  • Clay: Flash Foods 2540 Blanding Blvd. Orange Park $2.04
  • Clay in Keystone Heights: BP SE 63 Street $2.17
  • Columbia: Murphy Express 2659 W US-90 Lake City $1.98
  • Columbia: Inland 2398 SE Baya Drive Lake City $1.96
  • Dixie: Marathon 25807 SE US-19 Old Town $2.19
  • Dixie: Texaco 27764 US-19 Fanning Springs $2.15
  • Gilchrist: Inland 1209 East Wade Street Trenton $2.11
  • Gilchrist: Marathon 5949 SW FL-26 Fanning Springs $2.09
  • Lafayette: Jiffy Food Store 203 East Main Street Mayo $2.14
  • Lafayette Jiffy 8083 US-27 Mayo $2.14
  • Levy in Chiefland: Murphy Express 2126 North Young Blvd. $2.07
  • Levy in Williston: Citgo 524 West Noble Avenue $2.08
  • Levy in Bronson: Citgo 705 East Hathaway Avenue $2.13
  • Suwannee: Sunoco 7583 US-90 Live Oak $2.05
  • Suwannee: Murphy USA 7000 US-129 Live Oak $2.00

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