Sawara (早良) is an area in Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka-ken, Japan. In 1975 it was merged with Fukuoka city and hence lost its former identity.
Sawara-machi (早良町) was a town in Sawara-gun (早良郡), Fukuoka-ken.
- On August 1st, 1956, Sawara-machi was founded by the villages-merger of Irube-mura (入部村), Uchino-mura (内野村) and Wakiyama-mura (脇山村).
- On March 1st, 1975, Sawara-machi was merged into Fukuoka-shi and, by this town-merger, Sawara-gun was dissolved.