Lowcountry gas prices drop below $2.75

Lowcountry gas prices drop below $2.75

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Gas prices dropped below the $2.75-per-gallon mark in parts of the Lowcountry on Sunday, nearly 40 cents below the current national average and about 15 cents below the state average.

By Monday morning, prices rose slightly to between the $2.78 to $2.94 range.

Locations in North Charleston ranged from $2.73 to $2.99 on Sunday. Drivers in Summerville were paying between $2.79 and $3.14. West Ashley gas stations charged as low as $2.85 and as high as $2.99 per gallon, according to the site. Prices is Mount Pleasant ranged from $2.94 to $3.11 per gallon.

The current national average is $3.12, while the state average is $2.89, GasBuddy says.

GasBuddy.com lists a Lancaster gas station with gas at $2.56 per gallon, the lowest in the state as of 2 p.m. Sunday. Several locations along the Grand Strand had gas for below $2.60 per gallon. The highest price per gallon recorded was in Columbia, at $3.69.

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