Shimsk is an urban locality (a work settlement) and the administrative center of Shimsky District of Novgorod Oblast, Russia. Municipally, it is incorporated as Shimskoye Urban Settlement, the only urban settlement in the district. It is located on a highway connecting Veliky Novgorod and Pskov, southwest of Veliky Novgorod. Shimsk lies on Shelon River, approximately upstream from the point where it drains into Lake Ilmen. Population:
A number of mineral water sources, notably the ones near the village of Uspolon, are located nearby.