Taibao City (Chinese: 太保市) is a county-controlled city and the county seat of Chiayi County, Taiwan.
The city was named after the government position of Wang De-lu, whose hometown is Taibao, in the 19th century.
Formerly Tsing-kau-boe (Chinese: 前溝尾; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Chêng-kau-bóe).
Taibao City was established as Taibao Township in August 1945 after the handover of Taiwan from Japan to China. In August 1946, Taibao Township was incorporated to Chiayi City to become Taibao District. In September 1950, it became the Taibao Township under Chiayi County administration. In July 1991, it became Taibao City.
The city has 18 villages, which are Beixin, Nanxin, Bixiang, Maliao, Guogou, Gangwei, Tianwei, Jiubi, Xinpi, Qiantan, Houtan, Meipu, Houzhuang, Taibao, Dongshi, Lunding, Chunzhu and Anren Village.
The city is accessible by Chiayi Station of the Taiwan High Speed Rail.
The city is served by Chiayi Bus Rapid Transit connecting it with neighboring Chiayi City.