Gas prices on the rise again in Madison County

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Average gas prices rose for the second consecutive week in Madison County. (Michael Seale/Hville Blast)

At this time last year, Americans were lamenting the drastic increases in gas prices, including here in Madison County. Luckily, we have seen a steady decrease in the cost of a gallon of gas — until recently.

According to GasBuddy, the average cost of a gallon of gas in Madison County has gone up over the last couple of weeks. Here’s what we know:

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Huntsville gas prices up compared to last month

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Gas prices were more than $4 a gallon last summer. (Michael Seale/Hville Blast)

Let’s get this out of the way first: we are much better off right now in regard to gas prices than we were this time last year. In march of 2022, the average cost for a gallon of gas in Huntsville was nearly $4. Compare that to this week’s average of $3.09 per gallon, and the recent increase doesn’t seem quite as crippling.

And last summer, gas prices in the area soared to more than $4.50 per gallon. That said, according to GasBuddy, a gallon of gas is 6.6 cents per gallon more expensive than it was two weeks ago.

Where to find the cheapest gas in the Huntsville area

GasBuddy says the cheapest gas price in Huntsville by the end of the weekend was $2.86 per gallon (at the Shell station on Wall Triana in Madison), with the most expensive at $3.49 per gallon.

Here’s where you can find the cheapest gas in town, according to GasBuddy:

  • Shell – 3949 Wall Triana Highway, Madison: $2.89
  • Circle K – 8947 US-431, Owens Crossroads: $2.89
  • Dodge’s – 2209 Whitesburg Drive, Huntsville: $2.91
  • AAFES – 5215 Martin Road, Redstone Arsenal: $2.91
  • AAFES – 3234 Goss Road, Redstone Arsenal: $2.91
  • Costco – 1209 Memorial Pkwy, Huntsville: $2.92
  • Sam’s Club – 5651 Holmes Ave, Huntsville: $2.92
  • Murphy USA – 8600 Madison Blvd., Madison: $2.93
  • Fuel City – 8066 AL-20, Madison: $2.93
  • Chevron – 8530 Madison Blvd., Madison: $2.93

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Michael Seale
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