Area gas prices among the lowest in the nation

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Something St. Louis hasn't seen for years has drivers doing double-takes.  Gas prices have hit a bit of a magic number.  A gas station in Overland may have prices that are among the lowest in the nation.

That sight is a gas price sign reading below $2.  Now, there's a caveat, this number comes with a car wash discount.  But, even without it, gas at many of these locations along page has dropped to just $2.15 a gallon. There are very few places anywhere where it's lower.

According to, which tracks these numbers, the state of Missouri has the lowest average price for gasoline in the US at $2.39 per gallon. But, the St. Louis average falls lower than that at just $2.34.  The average price here in St. Louis hasn't been that low in five years when fuel prices were recovering from a free fall during the great recession.

As for these $2.15 prices, they are prevalent in the Maryland Heights and Overland areas right now, and drop a penny lower in a couple of spots.

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