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Remote California gas station charging $7 Per Gallon

Robert Besser
26 Oct 2021, 00:58 GMT+10

GORDA, California: In Gorda, California gasoline prices have topped $7 per gallon, according to local news station ABC 30.

"The town's only gas station is offering regular unleaded for $7.59. Premium is nearly $8.50. The town has long been known for having some of the highest prices in the country. A sign at the gas station notes the next nearest station is 40 miles away to the north and 12 miles to the south," according to ABC 30.

The gas station at the Gorda By The Sea Mini Mart in Monterey County charges 67 percent more than the state's average price for regular fuel, which stands at $4.54, according to the American Automobile Association.

Its premium fuel at $8.50 is 75 percent above the state's average of $4.85.

California already has the highest average gasoline prices in the U.S., according to AAA, and is well above the national mean of $3.38 per gallon.

At present, the least expensive state to fill an auto in America is Oklahoma, where the average price for a gallon of regular gas is $3.02.

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