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.