Timber Run

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Timber Run
Timber Run.JPG
Map of Timber Run
Physical characteristics
 - coordinates40°15′41″N 74°29′2″W / 40.26139°N 74.48389°W / 40.26139; -74.48389
 - coordinates
40°15′30″N 74°29′26″W / 40.25833°N 74.49056°W / 40.25833; -74.49056Coordinates: 40°15′30″N 74°29′26″W / 40.25833°N 74.49056°W / 40.25833; -74.49056
 - elevation
108 ft (33 m)
Basin features
ProgressionRocky Brook, Millstone River, Raritan River, Atlantic Ocean
River systemRaritan River system

Timber Run is a tributary of Rocky Brook in Mercer County, New Jersey in the United States.


Timber Run starts at 40°15′41″N 74°29′2″W / 40.26139°N 74.48389°W / 40.26139; -74.48389,[1] in a housing development near Franklin Street (SR-33). It flows south and drains into Quad II Lake, which drains into Rocky Brook at 40°15′30″N 74°29′26″W / 40.25833°N 74.49056°W / 40.25833; -74.49056.[1]

Another nearby creek[edit]

Another tributary to Rocky Brook that runs nearby is also called Timber Run.[2] This one starts in the middle of a field between Lake Drive and the original alignment of Milford Rd. It flows west-northwest to a point behind a restaurant located a few hundred feet east of the New Jersey Turnpike. From there, the creek turns west-southwest, and continues until it drains into a narrow recessed section of Peddie Lake. Much of this stream is culverted, and parts of its route are diverted around local businesses and Interchange 8 of the Turnpike.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "GNIS Detail - Timber Run". USGS. Retrieved 26 July 2010.
  2. ^ "New Jersey Turnpike Interchange 6–9 Widening — Environmental Impact Statement, Chapter 3, page 245" (PDF).

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