Maida (also Seven Hakes) 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 also 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 Howalt, 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 founded in 1884 and closed in 1967, but the town still has its own ZIP code of 58255.