Warsaw is located in Benton County
, of which it is the county seat. Warsaw is a vacation center at the head of Lake of the Ozarks
. Parts of the Butterfield Overland Trail, an early stagecoach route, can be hiked within the town and its immediate vicinity. Harry S Truman State Park
offers developed recreational facilities on the Truman Dam's reservoir, formed by the Osage River. Warsaw is located just off I65; Harry S Truman Reservoir is nearby.