Does Dollar General Have Propane Tank Exchange? [Guide] 

With a massive selection of goods on offer at affordable prices, Dollar General is a great place to shop for your everyday essentials. Dollar General also offers useful services in-store, but is propane tank exchange one of them?

I did some digging, and this is what I discovered! 

Does Dollar General Have Propane Tank Exchange?

Yes, most Dollar General locations have propane tank exchange which is provided by AmeriGas propane services out front of their stores. The price to exchange propane tanks at Dollar General is around $5-$6 per gallon (or around $22 for a 20lb tank). You can also buy new propane tanks in Dollar General’s physical stores.

Wondering how Dollar General Propane tank exchange works? Keep reading to find out!

How Does Dollar General Propane Tank Exchange Work?

To exchange a propane tank at Dollar General, all you have to do is bring an empty 20lb tank to the store with you. An employee will exchange your used tank for a full one for a small fee, as long as the store in question stocks propane tanks.

It will likely cost you between $5 and $6 per gallonalthough prices will vary between stores. Typically though, you can expect to pay around $20-$25 for a full 20lb propane tank.

If you’re not sure whether your local Dollar General store offers propane tank exchange services, you can check using the AmeriGas propane locator tool.

Simply type in your ZIP code to find out whether you can exchange propane tanks at a Dollar General near you.

Does Dollar General Sell Propane Tanks?

Does Dollar General Sell Propane Tanks?

If you would prefer to purchase a new propane tank, you can also do that in Dollar General stores! Dollar General sells AmeriGas replacement cylinders in some locations, and the price will vary depending on the store.

You cannot, however, order a propane tank for delivery on the Dollar General website. This is because, due to federal restrictions, propane tanks cannot be sent through standard mail.

If you are looking to learn more, you can also see my posts on filling propane at Costco, filling & exchanging propane tanks at Home Depot, and propane tank exchange at Walmart.


Some Dollar Generaloffer AmeriGas propane tank exchange out in front of their stores. To find out whether your local Dollar General offers the service, type your ZIP code into the AmeriGas online propane locator tool.

If you want to exchange a propane tank at Dollar General, you will be charged a small fee, the amount of which will vary depending on the store you go to. The price of new propane tanks will also differ from store to store.

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Marques Thomas

Marques Thomas graduated with a MBA in 2011. Since then, Marques has worked in the retail and consumer service industry as a manager, advisor, and marketer. Marques is also the head writer and founder of

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