Cornell is a village in Livingston County, Illinois, United States. The population was 511 at the 2000 census. It is a part of the geographic region known as Streatorland.
Cornell is located at 40°59′27″N 88°43′47″W / 40.990817°N 88.729832°W / 40.990817; -88.729832.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.