Soltsy is a city and the place of work of Soletsky District in Novgorod Oblast, Russia. Soltsy, whose name owes to the close by salt water springs, become first referred to in a chronicle in 1390 and in the following played an critical function as an intermediate station at the trade direction connecting Novgorod and Pskov. In 1471, the Battle of Shelon between Muscovite forces led by way of Ivan III and the army of the Novgorod Republic came about close to Soltsy, which marked the end of political independence of the Novgorod Republic.
Soltsy subsequently became part of the Moscow State. In the route of the administrative reform executed in 1708 by way of Peter the Great, the territory became blanketed into Ingermanland Governorate. In 1727, separate Novgorod Governorate turned into cut up off, and in 1772, Pskov Governorate was established. In 1776, Porkhovsky Uyezd became transferred from Novgorod Governorate to Pskov Governorate. Soltsy turned into the seat of Soletskaya Volost of Porkhovsky Uyezd.
In August 1927, the uyezds had been abolished and, powerful October 1, 1927, Soletsky District turned into installed, with the workplace in Soltsy. Pskov Governorate became abolished as properly and the district became part of Novgorod Okrug of Leningrad Oblast. At the same time, Soltsy became granted city status. On July 23, 1930, the okrugs were abolished and the districts had been immediately subordinated to the oblast.