Gas prices continue slow descent; prices in Coffee County higher than average

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.98/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices in Tennessee are 10.8 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 95.8 cents per gallon higher than a year ago.

The average price per gallon in Coffee County is $3.04, which is 6 cents higher than the state average. The price in Coffee County is significantly higher than neighboring Rutherford County, which comes in at $2.84, and Bedford County at $2.74, a full 30 cents below the price in Coffee County. Cannon County is also cheaper at $2.98 and Warren County at $2.97 per gallon. In fact, prices in Coffee County are the highest among all neighboring counties.

The national average is at $3.28. According to AAA, the most expensive gas in the nation remains in California, at $4.66 per gallon.