By KAREN VELIE
The average price of gas in San Luis Obispo County is 65 cents more than a week ago, as the county approaches record breaking prices. The average price of gas in the county is currently 6.56 a gallon, closing on the record of $6.63 a gallon set in June, according to figures from AAA.
The average price of gas in California rose 61 cents during the past week to $6.37 a gallon.
SLO County currently has the tenth highest price for gas in the state. Listing the highest average price, Mono County’s price for a gallon of regular gasoline this week is $7.14.
Average gas prices remained primarily unchanged in the United States. The national average price for a gallon of gas dropped one cent to $3.79 during the past week.
Where in SLO County do you find the cheapest gas prices? Using data from GasBuddy, we’ve compiled a list of gas stations with cheaper prices.
Top 10 lowest priced gas stations in SLO County:
- Oceano Market – Oceano, Front Street: $5.39
- Conserv Fuel – San Luis Obispo, Broad Street: $5.49
- Stop and Buy – Nipomo, Tefft Street, $5.49
- San Paso Truck Stop – Paso Robles, Wellsona Road: $5.49
- 76 – Nipomo, Orchard Road, $5.59
- Valero – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.89
- Chevron – Nipomo, Tefft Street, $5.89
- 7-Eleven – Paso Robles, Spring Street: $5.89
- Conserv Fuel – San Luis Obispo, Santa Rosa Street: $5.95
- Shell – Atascadero, San Gabriel Road: $5.95