The price of gas in your area

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  1. Starkiller

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    I went from Nashville to just outside Smithville, TN (Center Hill Lake) for Labor Day weekend. I couldn't help but notice the dramatic difference in the price of gas.

    In Nashville, it was around $2.80 for a gallon of regular on Friday. That same day, I saw a station in Smithville selling a gallon of regular for $2.50 (and other stations weren't far above). Those other stations even came down closer by Monday, but the prices were still much higher in Nashville when I got back. I live in Bellevue, so the price of gas is always a bit lower than in Nashville, but nothing like those differences.

    So I was wondering how much other people outside of Nashville are paying for gas right now. Are other metropolitan areas just as high as we are? Are people who live in non-metropolitan areas seeing prices similar to what I saw in Smithville?
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  2. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    about five minutes down the street is the closest gas station. it's about $2.65. if you go 15 minutes in the opposite direction it's about $2.80.

    in jacksonville by the way.
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  3. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    I noticed the same.

    It was $2.75 in Franklin and $2.39 just a few miles west of Kingston. Prices began to drop at Cookville going east.
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  4. Crash Override

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    Damn you guys are lucky. Any where you go here it's over 3 dollars a gallon.
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  5. maximus

    maximus Camp Fodder

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    its around 2.65 in Florida right now, I saw it for 2.59 about 15 minutes from my dorm on Sunday though
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  6. Gunny

    Gunny Lord and Master Tip Jar Donor

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    damn, we are paying around $1.40 a litre. A litre is about .20 of a gallon.
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  7. Crash Override

    Crash Override inVINCEable

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    Yeah man living in New York is expensive.
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  8. Snookus

    Snookus YA DIGGGG

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    It's about an average of $2.65 or so here in central Texas too.

    Don't Australians measure in kangaroo pouches?!?:biglaugh:

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  9. Broken Record

    Broken Record Biscuit Eater Staff

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    I think you'll find that gasoline prices mirror most everything else. In metropolitan areas, a gallon is much higher than in rural places where the cost of living is lower and average salaries are lower.

    A friend of mine knows old man Haslam (Pilot Oil) and he asked him how they determine gas prices because one of his stations in east Knoxville was cheaper than one in west Knoxville. Haslam just said "whatever the market will bear."
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  10. theprizdfighter

    theprizdfighter Newb to the 19.5°

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    I'm from Delaware and prices were at 2.66 last i heard. I go to college in Anderson, SC and the price is 2.32...i'm loving it
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