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 was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.