Mile Run (New Jersey)
Mile Run map
|Progression||Raritan River, Atlantic Ocean|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Mouth elevation||16 ft (4.9 m)|
Its name is derived from the distance early surveyors estimated it was on the historic King's Highway, Route 27, from the Raritan River crossing. Other streams, such as the Six Mile Run and the Nine Mile Run are named similarly.
Mile Run drains an area in the suburbs of New Brunswick. Its source is at  near the intersection of How Lane (CR-680) and Jersey Avenue (SR-91). It crosses Jersey Avenue and flows through a residential development near Livingston Avenue (SR-26). It then crosses some railroad tracks and crosses Jersey Ave. It crosses French Street (SR-27) one mile from the Raritan River, giving it its name. It flows between residential areas and crosses Hamilton Street. It joins a tributary from the south and crosses Easton Ave and Landing Lane before draining into the Raritan River at .,
Mile Run flows through a heavily developed area, making it easily accessible.
Mile Run has stress on it because of the city surrounding it, possibly harming the aquatic life.