Jernigan Oil's Duck Thru Food Stores brand debuted in 1983, in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, and the chain today is regarded as the largest family-owned convenience chain in Eastern North Carolina and southern Virginia. The full-service company based in Ahoskie offers quality Shell and Duck Thru fuels and LP gas to homes, farms and businesses. Jernigan Oil and Duck Thru Food Stores prides itself for treating customers and staff like members of their own family.

For benchmarking purposes, store counts are as of Jan. 1, 2023.

Headquarters:Ahoskie, North Carolina
No. of Stores:56
Rank Last Year:123