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Gas Prices Are Falling Around Town, Patch Can Help You Find The Cheapest

Gas under $4? Coming soon!

Finally, a splash of good news for cash-strapped eastside drivers: Gas prices are on the decline in Washington state.

Bad news is, the national average is $3.53, so Washington state drivers are paying — on average — 54-cents more per gallon than drivers across the country.

There’s no telling if the prices at the pump will continue on this welcome decline, but let’s hope so.

Seattle-area gas prices have dropped from an average of $4.33 a gallon this time last month to $4 earlier this week. That’s a 33-cent difference.

According to our handy gas price finder (click on the “commute” button near the top of the Mercer Island Patch homepage) prices range from $4.05 - $4.11. 

  • : $4.05
  • : $4.06
  • : $4.10
  • : $4.11

This is a great tool to pinpoint the cheapest gas in town, and along a planned road trip route. Click here to check it out, or visit mercerisland.patch.com/commute.

Jerry Gropp Architect AIA June 24, 2012 at 07:26 PM
. Safeway in Bellevue has usually been cheapest. J-
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA June 25, 2012 at 04:56 PM
. However, supporting your neighborhood close-by gas station can save quite a bit of driving all over pursuing a low price. J-
Jerry Gropp Architect AIA June 26, 2012 at 03:55 AM
. Down here at the South End, we need to keep our solitary Chevron station healthy so it's here for the time(s) we may need it. J-

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