Average gas prices have slipped below $2 a gallon in nine states, according to GasBuddy.
Georgia is not yet among the states averaging below $2 a gallon. But several other neighbors in the South are part of that cohort, including South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee.
Gasoline in metro Atlanta can be had as low as $1.84 a gallon, although most of the lowest-of-the-low are in Cartersville, according to GasBuddy. Not a single gas station is reported as charging $3 a gallon or more – although at least one is listed as $2.99 a gallon.
Metro Atlanta prices currently average $2.07 a gallon, compared to $2.19 a month ago. And it’s down from $2.92 a gallon a year ago, according to GasBuddy.
The national average today is $2.19 a gallon, down from $2.98 a gallon a year ago.