Acco, also known to Bible History as Accho, Akko, Akka, Acre, and Ptolemais (see Bible Places) is a famous seaport on the coast of The Mediterranean Sea at the north end of the Bay of Haifa (previously known as the Bay of Acre), in Galilee, about 8 miles / 13 kilometers north of Mount Carmel and 25 miles / 40 kilometers south of Tyre. Its ancient prominence is now eclipsed by Haifa, modern Israel's foremost seaport.

Acco has had a very long and colorful history:

Fact Finder: Did the apostle Paul ever stay at Acco (Ptolemais) during his missionary journeys?
Acts 21:7
See also Paul's Third Missionary Journey

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