Okulovka is a metropolis and the place of job of Okulovsky District in Novgorod Oblast, Russia. Settlements placed inside the modern-day region of Okulovsky district have been first stated in chronicles in 1495 as belonging to Derevskaya pyatina. However, the settlement of Okulovka has best been recognised for the reason that 1851 and seemed in connection with the development of the Nikolayevskaya Railway which connected Moscow and St. Petersburg. Okulovka evolved first as a settlement serving the railway stations and eventually industries proliferated. It to start with became a part of Borovichsky Uyezd in Novgorod Governorate.
In the start of the 20th century, it became the administrative center of Okulovskaya Volost of Malovishersky Uyezd in Novgorod Governorate. In August 1927, the uyezds were abolished and, effective October 1, 1927, Okulovsky District became installed, with the place of job in Okulovka. Novgorod Governorate become abolished as well and the district became a part of Borovichi Okrug of Leningrad Oblast. Okulovka was granted urban-type settlement popularity on June 25, 1928. On July 23, 1930, the okrugs have been abolished and the districts have been directly subordinated to the oblast.