Good news for Mississippi’s weekend warriors – if you’re travelling in Mississippi, gas prices are continuing to drop. Eight of the 10 gas stations with the cheapest gas in our state are right here in South Mississippi. You’ll find the state’s cheapest gas – $1.97 for a gallon of regular unleaded – in Leland, which is in the northwestern part of our state, but Murphy USA in Wiggins, right off Highway 49 rings in at a close second with gas costing you $2.03 a gallon.
Here’s a look at the rest of our South Mississippi gas stations rounding out the top 10 spots for cheapest gas in our state today with all seven coming in at $2.04 a gallon: Murphy Express and Dodge’s in Gautier, Murphy Express in Ocean Springs, Sam’s Club in Gulfport and Exxon in Waveland.
Statewide, gas costs an average of $2.27 a gallon. This is one cent cheaper than Thursday, six cents less than last week, 20 cents a gallon lower than this time last month, and down a whopping 31 cents a gallon from this time last year.