Regular gas price per gallon
: $3.20 Tax per gallon
: 26.1 cents (27th highest) Number of operating oil refineries
Virginia has no major refineries, and it has higher state taxes on fuel than 24 other states. Nevertheless, it is the northernmost state in the country that has such low average gas prices of $3.20 or less. According to AAA, unleaded fuel prices in Virginia peaked in April at nearly $3.90, very close to the national average. Since then, prices have fallen roughly 18% to just $3.20.
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