Welcome to Cornell, IL

Cornell is a community of 500 which will be celebrating its sesquicentennial in 2023. This community with Good Ground, Good Farms, & Good People is proud to welcome all to the village.

Bayou Bluffs Campground in Cornell, IL

Bayou Bluffs Campground in Cornell, IL
9604 E. 2350 N. Rd, Cornell 815-358-2537 Off the busy highways but easily accessible, the peaceful BAYOU BLUFFS area along Rooks Creek and the Vermillion...

Fortner’s Pub in Cornell, IL

Fortner’s Pub in Cornell, IL
506 Main Street, Cornell, IL 815-358-3678 Owned and operated by Taryn Fortner, they are open from 1:00 pm til 1:00 am daily with pizzas available. ...

Walter B. Cornell (1811-1889)

Walter B. Cornell (1811-1889)
Founder of Cornell on July 18, 1873 This founder of Cornell came to the area from Rhode Island in 1838, settling at the north end...

Cornell Memorial Park

Cornell Memorial Park
100 Block of N. Fourth Street, Cornell, IL This memorial was erected in 1947 in remembrance of the men of this area who served their...

Cornell – Amity Township Museum

Cornell – Amity Township Museum
510 Main Street, Cornell, IL 815-358-2973 The dream of long time Cornell resident and museum Curator Gale Donze was to have a museum to allow...

William A. Garretson Memorial Baseball Diamond in Cornell, IL

William A. Garretson Memorial Baseball Diamond in Cornell, IL
400 Block of S. Sixth Street, Cornell, IL FN William A. Garretson, a 1949 graduate of Cornell High School, lost his life during the Korean...