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National, Central Pennsylvania Gas Prices Fall

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Gas prices throughout the United States have fallen in recent weeks, despite slight increases in barrel prices amid the ongoing war in Israel. Similarly, cooling demand has contributed to the decrease in prices, and this decline will likely continue in the coming weeks. As of Oct. 20, the average price of gas per gallon in the United States is $3.55, a 32 cent decrease from a month ago and 28 cent decrease from one year ago. 

Here in Pennsylvania the price of gas per gallon has fallen to $3.73, a five cent per gallon decrease compared to one week ago, and a 19 cent per gallon decrease from one month ago. 

In Central Pennsylvania, prices are in line with what’s being seen around the state. A full breakdown is below, and to find out more about gas prices locally go here.

Altoona: $3.77, down nine cents since last week 

Bloomsburg-Berwick: $3.58, down eight cents since last week 

Chambersburg-Waynesboro: $3.75, down eight cents since last week 

Gettysburg: $3.81, down five cents since last week 

Harrisburg: $3.73, down four cents since last week 

Johnstown: $3.80, down six cents since last week 

Lancaster: $3.66, down five cents since last week 

Lebanon: $3.69, down six cents since last week 

Reading: $3.71, down four cents since last week 

State College: $3.75, down five cents since last week 

Williamsport: $3.68, down six cents since last week 

York: $3.78, down six cents since last week

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