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Cornell, Illinois

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About Cornell, Illinois Real Estate

The village of Cornell was first laid out in 1871 by Walter P. Cornell and was officially organized into a town in 1873

Cornell is located approximately...
   15 miles Northwest of Pontiac
   50 miles Northeast of Bloomington-Normal
   60 miles Northeast of Peoria
   100 miles Northwest of Champaign-Urbana
   100 miles Southeast of Chicago

Cornell is a great place to live and raise a family with afforable housing. Friendly neighborhoods and the close community will make you feel like you belong.

Museums, Parks, and Recreation

Museums Parks Recreation

Cornell is home to the Amity Township Museum, a museum with the goal of showing children how their parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents made due in a not so distant past. Cornell also has three parks open to the public, including the North and South Park and the Memorial Park, which also contains the William A. Garretson Memorial Baseball Diamond. Once a year, Cornell hosts a three-day event called Cornell Days filled with events like a 5K run, parade, flea market, car show, and much more.



Cornell has Cornell Grade School, which teaches students K-8 before they continue high school at Flanagan-Cornell High School.

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Contact Information

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Lyons-Sullivan Realty
321 W. Madison Street
Pontiac IL 61764