Bella Vista in Shasta County is a village 7 miles north-northwest of Millville. Bella Vista is a Spanish term for beautiful view.
1888, Shasta Lumber Company started the village of Bella Vista. Frazier or Fraser's Corner was near the present site of Bella Vista where Daniel A. Fraser had a blacksmith shop
1893 May 18, A Third Class Post Office was established sixteen miles N of Anderson. Discontinued 1918 June 30, the P O was then re-established at a different site 1920 August 12. On 1937 June 9, the P O was moved one-half mile E. Robert G. Hamilton was the first postmaster.~
1899 October 30, The Morning Searchlight (Redding, CA) - H. V. Tartar, an employee of the Pioneer Box Factory at Bella Vista, was a Monday visitor in the county seat.~
1916 June 29, Francis Ray Drennon, Postmaster.
1916 October 27, Joseph E. Terry, Postmaster.
1920 May 5, Sacramento Union, BELLA VISTA TO GET POSTOFFICE AGAIN - Postmaster Alex Ludwig has been requested by the postoffice department at Washington D.C. to post notices for applications for the position of Postmaster for the office to be re-established at Bella Vista.
No civil service examination will be required. Applications must be mailed before May 21, 1920, to S.P. Morse, inspector in charge, San Francisco, Cal.~
1920 August 12, Albert L. Welder, Postmaster.
1922 July 19, Mrs. Mary Luella Lofton, Postmaster.
1937 June 8, Mrs. Edna D. Nasland, Postmaster.
1939 March 23, Mrs. Vera F. Mallard, Postmaster.
1939 August 1, Charlotte L. Hamlin, Postmaster.
1943 November 14, Mrs. Florence Violet Wilson, Postmaster.
1944 July 15, Mrs. Florence Violet Wilson, Postmaster.
1947 October 15, Mrs. Gertrude H. Sims, Postmaster.
1948 January 14, Mrs. Gertrude H. Sims, Postmaster.