Church Fenton is a village and civil parish in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England. It is about east of Leeds, about from Tadcaster and from Sherburn-in-Elmet. Neighbouring villages include Cawood and Ulleskelf. The village is home to many commuters and is served by Church Fenton railway station.
The name 'Church Fenton' means a village with a church in fen or marshland. The village was recorded along with nearby Little Fenton as Fentun in the Domesday Book.
RAF Church Fenton is located immediately north-east. The village is also home to a Met Office Weather station.
The village website contains a well-written history, along with details of local groups and events.