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Buc-ee’s Expanding to More States

Destination retailer plans to open a dozen new stores through 2026
Photograph courtesy of Buc-ee's

LAKE JACKSON, Texas — Destination convenience-store chain Buc-ee’s Ltd., known for sites with a large number of fueling positions and massive stores, is in expansion mode.

The retailer has 40 locations in Texas, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Along with additional stores in Alabama and Texas, Buc-ee’s is planning to enter several new states with new locations in Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Colorado and Mississippi within the next several years.

According to the Buc-ee’s website, the projected new-store locations and estimated opening dates are:

  • Richmond, Ky., second-quarter 2022
  • Florence, S.C., second-quarter 2022
  • Crossville, Tenn., 2022
  • Athens, Ala., 2023
  • Auburn, Ala., 2023
  • Sevierville, Tenn., 2023
  • Smiths Grove, Ky., 2023
  • Johnstown, Colo., 2024
  • Hillsboro, Texas, 2025
  • Harrison County, Miss., 2025
  • Boerne, Texas, 2025
  • Anderson, S.C., 2026

Lake Jackson, Texas-based Buc-ee’s in No. 164 on CSP’s2021 Top 202 ranking of U.S. c-store chains by number of company-owned retail outlets.

The stores feature products and services including Texas barbeque, homemade fudge, kolaches, Beaver nuggets, jerky and fresh pastries, for which the retailer has become known nationwide. It is also known for its highway billboards, Buc-ee the Beaver mascot and huge, clean restrooms.

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