Gas Prices Drop 5 Cents Across Texas

National average is $3.35; Texas is $3.17

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011  |  Updated 10:49 AM CDT
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Gas Prices Drop 5 Cents Across Texas

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Gas prices are down 5 cents across Texas to $3.17 per gallon on average.

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As Thanksgiving approaches, the average price for gas in Texas has declined.

AAA Texas on Tuesday said the current statewide average is $3.17, down 5 cents from last week.

The national average for gasoline is $3.35, four cents less than last week.

The association says the most expensive gas average in Texas can be found in Texarkana at $3.22 a gallon. The least expensive average can be found in Corpus Christi at $3.10.

AAA Texas says the average distance Texans travel for the holiday is expected to be 959 miles roundtrip.

The group says nearly 3.3 million Texans will travel 50 miles or more from home for the holiday, a 5 percent increase in total Thanksgiving travel compared to last year.

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