Cornell is an unincorporated village located in the U.S. state of California. It lies in Santa Monica Mountains, within western Los Angeles County approximately 5 miles of Agoura Hills to the west and around 2.5 miles of Malibu to the east near Malibou Lake. It coordinates at 34°06′52″N 118°46′40″W. The elevation is 787 feet above sea level. It had a post office operated at Cornell from 1884 until 1904.