Sebastian Motorists Paying Higher Gas Prices

Gas prices higher in Sebastian, Florida.
Gas prices higher in Sebastian, Florida.

SEBASTIAN – Something is going on in Sebastian with the price of gas. Have you been paying more to fuel your vehicle here, compared to other towns?

Today, Florida’s gas price average is $2.61. The cheapest place to buy gas in Sebastian is Walmart for $2.63 a gallon. Sunoco on CR-512 is selling it for $2.79 a gallon. Cumberland Farms in Sebastian is $2.67.

We’re paying more than the Florida average.

Up the road in Micco, Cumberland Farms has it priced at $2.59. A couple of miles north from there is Sunoco and Chevron at $2.49. Palm Bay is selling gas at $2.49 a gallon at Citgo.

What about Vero Beach? Well, Chevron has it for $2.49, the same price in Grant and Palm Bay. Even the Cumberland Farms in Vero Beach is selling gas for $2.56 a gallon.

So, why does Sebastian have higher gas prices, when the towns north and south of us are cheaper? Why do we pay upwards of .30 cents more per gallon?

We’ve been watching these gas prices for the past three weeks, and Sebastian continues to pay more.

It’s cheaper for Sebastian residents to go to Micco and Grant when they need to fill up.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges grew up in Jupiter, Florida where he began his career in radio and TV broadcasting for over 12 years. He would make a career change to computer programming. Andy spent seven years working for tech companies in Atlanta before moving to Indian River County in 2002. He returned to the news sector in 2005 as a writer. Andy joined Sebastian Daily in 2016 as our editor in chief.