Gas prices at Mount Vernon stations among lowest in D.C. area

Gas stations next to each near Mount Vernon Memorial Highway.

Three service stations along the southern stretch of the Richmond Highway corridor are selling regular unleaded gasoline at under $2 per gallon, making them among the cheapest options in the D.C. metro area based on a GasBuddy heat map analysis.

As of press time, the Mount Vernon Shell at 8500 Richmond Highway, the Exxon at 8861 Richmond Highway and the Crown-Woodlawn Auto Center at 5634 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway are all selling regular unleaded fuel for $1.97 per gallon. Further north along the highway, regular unleaded fuel prices tend to range between $2.00 and $2.50.

According to the American Automobile Association, the average price of gas in Northern Virginia is presently $2.19 per gallon for regular unleaded.