What's a "Small Town?"
An incorporated city/town of 25,000 people or less.
What constitutes a "Claim to Fame?"
There are no hard, fast rules, but some good examples are...
A famous person. Egs. athlete, actor, politician.
Events. Egs. battle, crime,
accident, sporting, legal, music, festivals, filming of movie.
Most extreme... oldest, largest, smallest, etc.
Notable structures, organizations.
egs. museum, recreation, schools, restaurants, historical place, zoo, statue/marker.
Oddities, Creatures, UFO's, etc.
Geological. egs. caves