is a village in the county
of West Yorkshire
It is located next to Boothtown and Illingworth. It is 1 mile from Halifax town centre.
Ovenden had a railway station on the Halifax and Ovenden Joint Railway. The station was closed in 1955.
It has a rugby league club, Ovenden RLFC, that competes in the National Conference League.
Schools include The Ridings School, a comprehensive secondary school which gained national notoriety as one of the worst schools in the UK. It is set to close in September 2008.