Maida (also Seven Lakes) is an unincorporated community in northern Cavalier County, North Dakota, United States. It lies along North Dakota Highway 1 north of the city of Langdon, the county seat of Cavalier County. Its elevation is 1,562 feet (476 m). Maida serves as a port of entry between Canada and the United States.
Various possibilities have been suggested for the etymology of the name "Maida":
- A book read by Charles Howatt, the first postmaster
- Suggested by two Canadian bankers from a dog in a novel by Sir Walter Scott
- A clipping of "maiden" name for a haymeadow
Maida's post office was established in September 1884 and became a Rural Branch of Langdon in April 1967; the community still has its own ZIP code of 58255.