Sometimes it feels like all we hear about is bad news. But today I have some really good news for those of us here at Texoma.

I will be the first to admit that I have insulted gasoline prices these days. With prices this high, I rarely refuel my pickup. I generally stick to our gas budget, which doesn’t allow for refueling at current prices (although I still save money by refueling at Sam’s Club). So, I try not to travel more than necessary.

But, if you’re someone like me who’s always looking on the bright side, here it is. According to AAA, Wichita Falls has one of the lowest gas prices in the state of Texas. And that does mean something, because the Lone Star State has the cheapest prices in the United States.

As of this publication, the national average is $ 3,302 per gallon. The average here in Texas is $ 2,895 per gallon. The current average here in Wichita Falls is slightly higher at $ 2,930 per gallon.

Top 5 cheapest gas prices in Texas

  1. San Antonio ($ 2.68)
  2. Amarillo ($ 2.72)
  3. McAllen ($ 2.74)
  4. Corpus Christi ($ 2.75)
  5. Laredo ($ 2.77)

Depending on your perspective, that might not be good news for you at all – and I get it. Paying almost $ 3.00 a gallon just sucks. But, it could be a lot worse.

We could be in California, where they pay an average of $ 4.663 a gallon. And that, my friend, is highway robbery in the literal sense.

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