Cornell, Modoc County, California

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Cornell is located in California
Location in California
Cornell is located in the United States
Cornell (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°47′58″N 121°19′10″W / 41.79944°N 121.31944°W / 41.79944; -121.31944Coordinates: 41°47′58″N 121°19′10″W / 41.79944°N 121.31944°W / 41.79944; -121.31944
CountryUnited States
CountyModoc County
Elevation4,124 ft (1,257 m)

Cornell is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 6.5 miles (10 km) south-southeast of Newell,[2] at an elevation of 4124 feet (1257 m).[1]

A post office operated at Cornell from 1884 to 1904, with a closure during part of 1890.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cornell, Modoc County, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 367. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.