Are gas prices in the Capital Region really going down? The cost of gas seem lower today than they were just 2 months ago but it is a very slow drop. There are even times when I think we drop, go back up a bit, drop again. It's like 2 steps ahead, one step back.

Last month I researched the 10 cheapest gas stations in the Capital Region with only 2 offered prices below $4 a gallon. Today I have an update for you and it's slightly encouraging. This is a list of the 10 cheapest gas stations in the Capital Region and ALL of them have gas for less than $4 a gallon!

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According to AAA, the current average price for one gallon of gas in the country is $3.99/gallon. However the New York State average is $4.38. The New York average is down 15 cents from July but still too lofty for me. Especially considering that 1 year ago the average price for one gallon of gas in New York State was $3.22.

Here's a list of 10 of the cheapest gas stations in the Capital Region and all 10 are under $4.00 a gallon. Which ones could be next? Let's see if they are in your neighborhood.

Lainie Rae
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Gas Buddy is a good source for all things gas station related. Including finding the best prices in your area. This is what they have to say about the Capital Region. Keep in mind that prices are always changing. As of Thursday August 11th, these are some of the cheapest locations.

UPDATE! August Gas Prices for Capital Region

Under $4 a gallon? Yes! Here are 11 Capital Region gas stations offering gas for less than $4 a gallon as of August 11, 2022.

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