Perry County is almost half the size of the State of Rhode Island, but with 1/20th the population.  Largely countryside, with small towns, the county has a population of 45,000. Mountains wrap themselves around the county on the south, west and north sides with the picturesque Susquehanna River creating the eastern border. To the south and south east of the county are the most populous regions of south central Pennsylvania including the State Capital of Harrisburg