How many gas stations are in there is Canada?
Wikipedia suggests that there are roughly 8,600 gas stations in Canada under a major brand, excluding 7-eleven. Thus, the total number of gas stations in Canada probably falls within the range of 9,000 to 11,000.
Chevron, ExxonMobile, and Sunoco stations are operated by American owned oil companies. But there are dozens of other American companies that own and operate gas stations throughout the country. Holiday, SuperAmeria, Pilot Flying J, Sam's Club, Casey's, Phillips 66 and many more are American owned gas stations. With the exception of the stations that are owned by foreign oil companies. most gas stations in the United States are American businesses.
According to the economic census for retail trade (census.gov) in 1997 there were only 126,889 gas stations (64% of them having convienence stores). I simply took the 1997 and 2002 census data and continued the trend based on the limited data: 1997 - 126,889 gas stations. 81,684 (64%) with convenience stores. 2002 - 121,446 gas stations. 93,691 (77%) with convenience stores. *2007 - 116,223 gas stations. 104,600 (90%) with convenience stores. *2008 - 115,223 gas…