Hagerstown gas prices averaging 13 cents higher than last week

July 15, 2013|By CALEB CALHOUN |

Gas prices, which are rising nationally and statewide, were also on average 13 cents higher in Hagerstown Monday than they were the week before, a survey found.

The average price for regular-grade gas in the Hagerstown area was $3.52 a gallon Monday, up from the $3.39 average at the same time the previous week, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report online at

Throughout Maryland, prices jumped 16 cents from $3.45 to $3.61, and nationally they jumped 14 cents from $3.47 to $3.61.

Prices in the Hagerstown area and throughout the county ranged from $3.49 per gallon at the Pilot Travel Centers on Greencastle Pike and Halfway Boulevard, as well as the 7-Eleven gas station on Dual Highway, to $3.69 a gallon at the BP station on Dual Highway, according to the AAA Fuel Price Finder online at

More than 15 locations in the area had prices for regular grade gas at $3.54 a gallon or higher.


The price of gas is expected to continue to rise in the short term, according to a news release from AAA Mid-Atlantic.

Nationally, gas prices could reach $3.70 a gallon, the release predicted.

It is possible that prices have reached their low for the season, Christine Sarames Delise, public affairs specialist for AAA Mid-Atlantic, said in the release.

In other parts of Maryland, regular-grade gas on average Monday was $3.59 a gallon in Baltimore; $3.53 in Cumberland; $3.47 in Salisbury; and $3.67 in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, D.C.

On Monday in Hagerstown, mid-grade gas cost $3.64 a gallon on average, premium cost $3.82 and diesel fuel cost $3.81.

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