Gas prices are steadily rising and as of today the national average is at $2.13 per gallon. Indiana’s current average price per gallon of gas is sitting at $2.17 and is expected to rise. Through the past week Indiana has seen a rise of 9.2 cents in gas prices from last weeks average. In total the monthly average has risen by 21.3 cents per gallon. The county averages for Putnam and the surrounding counties according to gas buddy.com are as follows. Putnam $2.23 per gallon, Hendricks $2.21 per gallon, Parke $2.19 per gallon, Morgan $2.18, Clay $2.17, Montgomery $2.15 per gallon and Owen at the lowest with $2.09 per gallon.