Boughton is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire, England, about 4 miles (6.4 km) from Northampton town centre along the A508 road between Northampton and Market Harborough.

Boughton is a thriving village community situated three miles north of Northampton with an estimated population of 1,460. The village is mainly residential and surrounded by agricultural land with extensive open views. A dominant architectural feature of the village is the large number of houses constructed of yellow Northamptonshire sand/ironstone, quarried locally.

The centres of community activity include the Primary School, Church of St John the Baptist, the Village Hall, Whyte Melville Public House, Boughton and Obelisk Spinney Pocket Parks and the Cricket Club.