Baozhong Township was originally known as Pujianglung Village. During the Qing Dynasty rule, the township was under the jurisdiction of Changhua County and later changed under Yunlin County. During the Japanese rule, the township was placed under the jurisdiction of Pujianglung District, Tuku Subprefecture. Later, Baozhong Township was established to meet the needs of the local people. In 1950, the jurisdiction of the township was changed to the newly added Yunlin County.
There is a total of nine villages in Baozhong:
- Zhongmin (中民村)
- Zhongsheng (中勝村)
- Tianyang (田洋村)
- Youcai (有才村)
- Pujiang (埔姜村)
- Maming (馬鳴村)
- Xinhu (新湖村)
- Chaocuo (潮厝村)
- Longyan (龍岩村)
According to the census conducted by the Baozhong Household Registration Office (褒忠鄉戶政事務所) in October 2007, there are currently about 14,821 people living in Baozhong, in which 53.59% of them are male and 46.41% of them are female. The population of the township has been decreasing every year since 1998. The number of households, however, has been gaining.
- Mamingshan Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Park
- Mamingshan Jhen-an Temple
- Chen Liang-gee, Minister of Science and Technology
- Shu Chin-chiang, Chairman of Taiwan Solidarity Union (2005-2006)
- Teresa Teng, former Chinese pop singer
- County., Baojhong Township Office, Yunlin (31 May 2016). "Welcome to Baozhong". Archived from the original on 2013-11-02.
- Household Registration Office Archived March 12, 2007, at the Wayback Machine., October 2007
- County., Baojhong Township Office, Yunlin (31 May 2016). "Welcome to Baozhong". Archived from the original on 2014-07-14.
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